Standard Name: Delaney, Shelagh
Birth Name: Shelagh Delaney
Used Form: Shelia
In the late 1950s A Taste of Honey, was produced by 's . She was then considered one of a number of playwrights producing kitchen-sink drama. After the commercial failure of her second play, The Lion in Love, she turned to writing scripts for film and television. She also produced a volume of short stories, Sweetly Sings the Donkey. Most of her writings are realistic representations of the lives of working-class people in the North of England.enjoyed a shortlived burst of success when her first play,
Delaney, Shelagh. A Taste of Honey. Methuen, 1959.
Delaney, Shelagh. Sweetly Sings the Donkey. G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1963.
Delaney, Shelagh. The Lion in Love. Methuen, 1961.