The roses of eyam is a historical drama by don taylor about the great plague that swept britain in 1665 66 it is largely based on the events that happened in the plague village of eyam in derbyshire between september 1665 and december 1666 published in 1970 the roses of eyam had its world premiere at the northcott theatre in exeter devon on 23 september 1970. Share this rating title the roses of eyam tv movie 1973 82 10 want to share imdbs rating on your own site use the html below. A remarkable and true story of a village stricken with plague through the arrival from london of a box of clothing of the villagers determination under the persuasions of the present and former rectors to prevent its spread by remaining within the village and containing the disease at the certain risk of their own lives of the human tragedies and even comedies that ensued of the idealism . It is unlikely that many in the audience for the opening nights performance of the roses of eyam were unfamiliar with the story all the more remarkable then that so many were visibly moved it is 350 years since a parcel of material was delivered from london to the village tailor george viccars. The roses of eyam has 24 ratings and 0 reviews this series of plays for the 11 16 age range offers contemporary drama and new editions of classic plays
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