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Taste of Honey opened on October 4th 1960 on Broadway at the Lyceum Theater staring Angela Lansbury and Billy Dee Williams. Ms Delaney was 19 years old when she wrote the honest portrayal of a Lancashire teenage girl that falls for a black sailor. In the )ct 4 1060 review the New York Times called Ms Delaney's achievement remarkable.

Ms. Delaney passed away Sunday at her daughters home in Suffolk England. She was 72.

1960 review