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Playwright Mark Ravenhill: why I took up ballet after my mum died

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He tried dance to cope with grief – and found himself in a class with ‘25 mostly retired ladies’. It all fed into his new play, about his mother, his childhood and his obsession with Jemima Puddle-Duck The playwright of Shopping and Fucking, Some Explicit Polaroids and Mother Clap’s Molly House is remembering the joy of dressing up as Jemima Puddle-Duck. A trip to the cinema for
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