A couple uses extremely black comedy to survive taking care of a daughter who is nearly completely brain dead. They take turns doing the daughter's voice and stare into the eyes of death and emotional trauma with a humor that hides their pain. Written by
John Vogel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Did You Know?
The original Broadway production of "A Day in the Death of Joe Egg" by Peter Nichols
opened on February 1, 1968 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre and ran for 154 performances. Joan Hickson
recreated her stage role in the movie version. Peter Nichols also wrote the screenplay for this movie based on his stage play script. See more
When the kitten was born, Sheila wanted to call him Dick but I drew the line there. Well, I mean standing on the front steps late at night shouting "Dick! Dick!", I might have got killed in the rush!