Sorry, Sally Phillips, but a woman should know if her unborn baby has Down’s syndrome

Sorry, Sally Phillips, but a woman should know if her unborn baby has Down’s syndrome
 

I’ve always been a fan of Sally Phillips. I loved her as the chain-smoking feminist Shazza in Bridget Jones, of course, as well as the nightmare girlfriend from the past in Green Wing. But mainly I loved her for the 90s feminist sketch show Smack the Pony. Some women experience their feminist awakening when they read The Female Eunuch or Andrea Dworkin. For me, it came from Nora Ephron and Smack the Pony, in which Phillips, along with Fiona Allen and Doon Mackichan, gloriously satirised the rigid expectations placed on women, often by other women.
Which brings me to Phillips’ documentary, A... read more

 
6 October 2016 in Health, Views: 38
Source: Guardian
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