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Women, Power and Politics Now by Rebecca Lenkewiecz, Marie Jones, Moira Buffini


Women, Power and Politics Now by Rebecca Lenkewiecz, Marie Jones, Moira Buffini

Presented over two evenings - and in two corresponding volumes - the plays range from Commissioned and premiered by the cutting- edge Tricycle Theatre these fascinating plays cover a period of English history from Tudor times to the present day, looking at how much power women have ever really had - This first volume includes Rebecca Lenkiewicz The Lioness. Elizabeth I and marriage. Marie Jones The Milliner and the Weaver. Suffragettes in Ireland. Moira Buffini Handbagged. Thatcher meets the Queen. Lucy Kirkwood Bloody Wimmin. Greenham Common and all that.


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,

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Publication date

3rd June 2010


Rebecca Lenkewiecz, Marie Jones, Moira Buffini

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Nick Hern Books


160 pages


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