A Respectable Widow Takes To Vulgarity. Image shows from L to R: Craig McLean, Anne Kidd.

A Respectable Widow Takes To Vulgarity

BBC Scotland comedy drama about a widow. 1 episode in 2019. Stars Anne Kidd and Craig McLean.

A Respectable Widow Takes To Vulgarity. Image shows from L to R: Craig McLean, Anne Kidd.

A Respectable Widow Takes To Vulgarity

Comedy play about a recently widowed elderly lady

Genre
Comedy Drama
Broadcast
2019
Channel
BBC Scotland
Episodes
1
Starring
Anne Kidd and Craig McLean
Writer
Douglas Maxwell

This play depicts a recently widowed elderly lady, who strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young lad at her husband's company, and goes on a mission to learn how to give verbal vent to her repressed emotions.

It has been written by seasoned playwright Douglas Maxwell. His many plays include Yer Granny, Fever Dream: Southside, and Mancub and have been staged internationally from New York to South Korea, from New Zealand to Hong Kong. A Respectable Widow Takes To Vulgarity will be his first work in recent times to have been shown on television.

Production Details

Part of

A Play, A Pie & A Pint

Production company
Also known as
  • A Play, A Pie & A Pint: A Respectable Widow Takes To Vulgarity
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Sunday 15th September 2019 on BBC Scotland at 10pm
Episode length
1 hour