About

Shirley is the youngest of eight children from a mixed race marriage. By the time she is a toddler the family have moved to the all white area of Splott and by the time she is 12 Shirley has discovered she has an extraordinary voice and can earn money singing in pubs around the docks after her father if jailed for sexual crimes. As a young teenager she begins singing and dancing in 'coloured revie...

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Directed by

Colin Teague

Written by

Shelagh Stephenson (Writer)

Runtime

70 minutes

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Cast

Keywords

singer nightclub baby pop singer wales nightclub entertainer rags to riches pregnancy mixed race child mixed heritage