Souvenir booklet. Illustrated throughout. 30p. Cast includes Glenda Jackson, Jane Bertish, Ron Donachie and others.
This was Glenda Jackson’s final role before becoming a Member of Parliament.
The Bertolt Brecht play Mutter Courage und ihre Kinder (Mother Courage and Her Children) gave her currency in the 20th century. Mother Courage is cast as a walking contradiction by Brecht. She is torn between protecting her children from the war and making a profit out of the war.