Bombshells: Six Monologues for Women

by Joanna Murray-Smith

Bombshells: Six Monologues for Women Synopsis

Six brilliantly funny and perceptive monologues about the stresses of modern female life, from the author of the National Theatre and West End hit, Honour. The monologues are: Meryl Davenport - A mother who tells the story of her non-stop day in a rapid-fire internal monologue. Tiggy Entwhistle - A cactus lover bravely attempting to rise above her relationship crisis. Mary O'Donnell - A feisty teenage schoolgirl competing in a talent quest. Theresa McTerry - An increasingly disillusioned bride on her wedding day. Winsome Webster - A widow with an appetite for the unexpected. Zoe Struthers - An American cabaret singer who's had her fair share of personal problems. After its sold-right-out, award-winning British premiere at the Edinburgh Festival, Bombshells transferred to the West End of London

Bombshells: Six Monologues for Women Press Reviews

'...Little gems, as observant as anything in Alan Bennett's Talking Heads - and considerably less static... Beautifully judged in their mixture of comedy and depression' Guardian

Book Information

ISBN: 9781854598509
Publication date: 28th October 2004
Author: Joanna Murray-Smith
Publisher: Nick Hern Books
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 96 pages
Categories: Plays, playscripts,

About Joanna Murray-Smith

Joanna Murray-Smith is the author of Honour, a painful play about the ravages of adultery, which was a huge hit with Eileen Atkins and Corin Redgrave at the National Theatre in 1995, Many more of her plays have been staged in her native Australia. She is also a novelist.

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