Past Glories
  • Edinburgh Fringe

Past Glories " two one-act plays celebrating the power of memory. Featuring Pat Dunn from BBC Twos Hebburn. Wordsworth's Sister by Sue Saunders: 1842, young Dora Wells, on a sketching holiday, encounters Dorothy Wordsworth, 63, now in the throes of dementia, and looked after by Dot, her faithful carer. A Spoonful of Honey by Tony Gannie: Lilian is aged 99. Her grandson gives Lilian a tape recorder and asks her to narrate her life. Three actors play Lillian at different stages of her life, often interacting with the other when memory becomes real between them.