American Rose
Charlotte Jones

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Narrated By: Carl Prekopp, Fenella Woolgar, Lisa Eichhorn, Lydia Wilson, Tilly Gaunt

Duration: 57 minutes

What to expect

The Kennedys were the most famous family in England when Joseph became American Ambassador in London. But daughter Rosemary's behaviour began to cause the family increasing concern. Award winning writer Charlotte Jones' play is inspired by the lives of two of JFK's sisters, 'Rosemary' Kennedy, who died in 2005, but underwent a prefrontal lobotomy aged 23 and Kathleen 'Kick' Kennedy who married the heir to the Duke of Devonshire.

Genre

Films, cinema, Television, Radio

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