Bold Girls
Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781848427785Publication Date:
21 Jun 2018
Size: 198mm x 129mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
Ebook, 96 pages ISBN: 9781788500692Publication Date:
21 Jun 2018
£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
First Staged:
7:84 Scottish People's Theatre, 1990

Bold Girls

By Rona Munro

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  • Susan Smith Blackburn Prize - 1990-91

It's 1991 in West Belfast. With their husbands either locked up or killed, Marie, Cassie and Nora are just trying to get on with their lives, despite the bombs, burning buses and soldiers trampling the flower beds. Life must go on – after all, there's still laundry to do and kids to feed.

But when a mysterious young woman turns up on Marie's doorstep and disrupts their girls' night out, the devastating revelations which ensue will shatter dreams and threaten their friendship irrevocably.

Sharply funny, moving, yet never shying from the harsh realities of life during the Troubles, Bold Girls is a celebration of women's strength under siege.

It was first performed by 7:84 Scottish People's Theatre at Cumbernauld Theatre in 1990 and on tour. The play announced Rona Munro as one of the best playwrights of her generation, winning her the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize for 1990-91.

This new edition was published alongside the revival at Theatre by the Lake, Keswick, in June 2018.

Blog Post: read an interview with Rona Munro published 15 June 2018, on our blog pages.

Press Quotes

'An unflinching study of the effects of male violence'


'Skilfully exposes the tensions that lurk beneath the friendships of four women'

The Stage
Paperback,96 pages ISBN: 9781848427785Publication Date:
21 Jun 2018
Size: 198mm x 129mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
Ebook,96 pages ISBN: 9781788500692Publication Date:
21 Jun 2018
£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)

Also by Rona Munro:

Saturday at the Commodore
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
The Last Witch
James III: The True Mirror
The James Plays
Mary Barton
Your Turn to Clean the Stair & Fugue
James II: Day of the Innocents
James I: The Key Will Keep the Lock
James V: Katherine
The House of Bernarda Alba
The Maiden Stone
Long Time Dead
The Basement Flat
Your Turn to Clean the Stair
Scottish Shorts
The Indian Boy
Captain Corelli's Mandolin
James IV: Queen of the Fight
The Astronaut's Chair
Little Eagles
Strawberries in January

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