Not so aged widow Thelma Caldicot is coerced into a resthome by her manipulative son and daughter-in-law after the death of her bullying husband. Apathy turns to anger and then action as the medication is discarded and Thelma discovers her mettle. She and her aged cohorts stage a rebellion but the result is something nobody envisaged.
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[Hawksmoor bursts in on the residents and some of the nurses dancing while Bernard plays the organ, in memory of Edith who died earlier on
Uh-oh. Bandit at nine o'clock.
[picks up a bottle of wine
Clear this drink away. Where's Matron? Lost your tongues, have you? Whose idea was this?
It's Edith's wake. We felt she needed a good send off.
Who says so?
So do I.
[others join in, supporting Thelma
It's all right, folks. I take full responsibility. I felt it was something you would have ...
WE'LL GATHER LILACS
Written by Ivor Novello
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