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The Daughter in Law

Issue No. 2170

DH Lawrence

DH Lawrence

A welcome revival for DH Lawrence’s play, which is a family portrait set in a Midlands mining community at the beginning of the 20th century.

The miners are on strike and money is tight. The drama focuses on miner Luther and his newly-wed wife Minnie.

Tensions arise between the young bride and Luther’s domineering mother – a woman who has a very different and far more traditional outlook.

And an unexpected revelation shakes the whole family.

The Daughter in Law
New Vic Theatre
Until 10 October

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Tue 22 Sep 2009, 18:28 BST
Issue No. 2170
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