Mrs Lowry and Son
Mrs Lowry and Son is a new drama from BAFTA-nominated writer Martyn Hesford starring June Watson and Michael Begley.
'My paintings are not just pictures of streets, mills and factories. Every stroke of colour is made up of me.'
'How self-indulgent, get yourself to a doctor.'
It is 1934. L.S. Lowry is a rent collector and living at home with his mother who has taken to her bed for the last 10 years demanding food, gossip and complete devotion.
It is only at night, while his mother sleeps, that he can go to the attic and paint. Mrs Lowry ridicules her son’s paintings.