Don Taylor’s The Roses of Eyam

A Play for Today — The Story of a Pandemic

Trinity Players Production of Roses.

The Covid-19 pandemic has, if nothing else, reminded me of the English playwright Don Taylor’s fine 1970 play, The Roses of Eyam, which is the story of the selflessness expressed by the inhabitants of the small Derbyshire village of Eyam during the ‘Great Plague’ of 1665/66.

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