A Taste of Honey

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In this domestic drama, British teen Jo (Rita Tushingham) struggles to find love in her bleak day-to-day life, which is dominated by her alcoholic mother, Helen (Dora Bryan). When Jo has a brief fling with a black sailor and Helen takes up with a new lover, their already tense relationship is further strained. Jo faces more complications as she discovers she is pregnant, but finds support when she moves in with an odd but thoughtful gay student named Geoffrey (Murray Melvin).

Release details

Release date: Monday April 30 1962
Duration: 100 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Tony Richardson
Screenwriter: Shelagh Delaney, Tony Richardson
Cast: Rita Tushingham
Dora Bryan
Robert Stephens
Murray Melvin
Paul Danquah
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