Gillian Plowman

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Plays by Gillian Plowman

Yours Abundantly, From Zimbabwe

Aurora Metro Books
Type: Text

Through the letters received by a middle-aged Englishwoman from children at a school in Zimbabwe, the writer paints a picture of the struggle the children have simply to survive, let alone go to school and learn. The main character’s materialistic daughter questions her mother’s need to give so much, and whether she is simply assuaging her own moral guilt through charity.

GIllian Plowman is a British playwright whose considerable repertoire of plays include Yours Abundantly, From Zimbabwe (2008) and Me and My Friend which won the 1988 Verity Bargate Award.