Summary:In 1924, when George Bernard Shaw was 68, his friend Sydney Cockerell, then Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum at Cambridge, introduced him to a Benedictine nun. Dame Laurentia McLachlan, who is later elected Abbess of Stanbrook Abbey, enjoys a lively friendship with Shaw and Cockerell for over twenty-five years - mainly by letter. Their vigorous discussions cover a wide range of topics - from t he existence and nature of God, to some of the finer points of tango dancing and to friendship. Shaw and Dame Laurentia die and we are left with Sir Sydney awaiting his own demise.
Description:A television re-write of Hugh Whitemore's play based on the relationship between Dame Laurentia McLachlan,George Bernard Shaw and Sir Sidney Cockerell.