Alison's House

Alison’s House

reclusive woman guards secrets and poems of her dead sister. [Am. Drama: Glaspel Alison’s House in Sobel, 18]
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MONDAY, BBC1, 9.30PM Ghosts A TV company want to film in Mike and Alison's house. But Alison must ensure the shoot goes without a hitch, despite a horde of curious ghosts and her crippling crush on the show's lead actor.
He ends up spending the night at Alison's house - she put him in Joanie's room - and Alison catches him taking some pills before he gets into bed.
In the days leading up to my husband Owen's death, he visited Alison's house every afternoon.
The gossipers had a field day and soon spread the news about the "benefit swindler", and it reached the ears of Alison's eccentric old Aunt Oonagh, who then turned up at Alison's house, not long afterwards one blustery October evening.
Alison's House, for which Glaspell won a Pulitzer prize in 1931, is inspired by the life and work of Emily Dickinson, but significantly remolded in Glaspell's terms, featuring a Midwestern location, a significant, absent female character, a setting that expressionistically symbolizes her, and themes of conformity vs.
They threw a pink champagne breakfast party for girlfriends at Alison's house.
Just six days after her funeral, burglars broke into her mum Alison's house, in St Paul's Close, Ashington, and took a contributions box containing nearly pounds 1,000 donated to the family by loved ones.
Residents in the street said they wanted the family to stay, with more than a dozen coming to Alison's house to show their support.
In 1999, Mint Theater Company revived Alison's House, and this past summer the Women's Project presented a reading of The Verge.
They made love after dropping their children at school and later after a barbecue at Alison's house as her police sergeant husband Stephen Lewis slept upstairs.
Her last play was the Pulitzer Prize-winning Alison's House (1931), which is about the impact of a great poet (said to be patterned on Emily Dickinson) on her family 18 years after her death.