Top Girls (1982)
Celebrating her promotion to Managing Director of Top Girls employment agency, Marlenes dinner party guests include five women from the past: Isabella Bird, Lady Nijo, Dull Gret, Pope Joan and Patient Griselda.
A classic of contemporary theatre and a benchmark for feminist criticism.
Click here to read Daniel Craig, Richard Eyre, David Hare and Harriet Walter’s thoughts on Caryl Churchill.
For more information on Caryl and her formative influence on modern drama read this article in the Guardian by one of this generations foremost dramatists (and the director of our Light Shining in Buckinghamshire reading) Mark Ravenhill.
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Caryl Churchill’s career in pictures.
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