A collection of wide-ranging and ambitious short plays reflecting the complexities of women and political power in the United Kingdom.
The four plays published here look back to the moments in history when women possessed – or achieved – power, and what they did with it.
The Milliner and the Weaver by Marie Jones
The Lioness by Rebecca Lenkiewicz
Handbagged by Moira Buffini
Bloody Wimmin by Lucy Kirkwood
‘a terrific achievement and crucial, frightening viewing, for both sexes’ London Evening Standard
‘the demands of compressed dramaturgy… have liberated these writers into genuinely experimental formats. It’s incredibly refreshing’ Michael Coveney, Whatsonstage.com
Also available: Women, Power and Politics: Now