Shelagh Delaney

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Born and raised in Salford, Shelagh Delaney (1958-2011) was a dramatist and screenwriter. She is most well-known for A Taste of Honey, for which she won the Foyle's New Play Award and the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award. She wrote the screenplay for the film version with Tony Richardson and was awarded the British Film Academy Award and the Robert Flaherty Award. Her other screenplays include The White Bus and Charley Bubbles, for which she won the Writers' Guild Award. She also wrote for television and radio and published a collection of short stories, Sweetly Sings the Donkey. 

Books by Shelagh Delaney