Ladies Unleashed

Cast: 6-8f plus optional extras

Staging: Multiple locations across two time periods, 2022 & 1895 (can be simply staged)

Amateur rights performance fee: £85 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 104 pages ISBN: 9781839041303Publication Date:
27 Oct 2022
Size: 198mm x 129mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
A4 Spiral-bound, 208 pages ISBN: 9781839042263Publication Date:
27 Oct 2022
Size: 297mm x 210mm£16.99 £13.59You save £3.40 (20%)
Ebook, 104 pages ISBN: 9781788506274Publication Date:
27 Oct 2022
£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
First Staged:
Hull Truck Theatre, 2022

Ladies Unleashed

By Amanda Whittington

Paperback £10.99£8.79

A4 Spiral-bound £16.99£13.59

Ebook £10.99£8.79

Pearl, Jan and Linda are enjoying a long-awaited break on the Holy Island of Lindisfarne, when a surprise visitor turns up. They haven't seen Shelley for years, and their retreat becomes a reunion – and pretty soon, a riot.

But a lot has changed since they were last together and, cut off from the mainland, tensions rise with the tide. As the sky darkens, the island grows restless with echoes of the past. Will the four still be friends when dawn breaks?

Following the smash hits Ladies' Day and Ladies Down Under, Amanda Whittington's Ladies Unleashed is the third play in her Ladies Trilogy. A moving comedy about friendship, growing older and living for today, it was first performed at Hull Truck Theatre in September 2022, directed by Mark Babych.

The Ladies are back, and amateur theatre companies – as well as their audiences – are sure to delight in their riotous exploits.


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This play is also available as an A4 Edition. With spiral binding, a larger print size and additional space for notes, this format is ideal for directors, stage managers, actors and others to use in rehearsal and production.

To order, simply select the 'A4 Spiral-bound' option above. Please note A4 Editions are only available for delivery within the UK.


Blog Post: 'As a playwright, you learn to let go of your stories. At the end of a run, there's no guarantee you'll see your characters again. Yet these ladies are very much alive...' Amanda Whittington on her Ladies Trilogy, over on our blog. Read on>>

Visit the Facebook group for companies producing the Ladies Trilogy. Share your thoughts, questions, photos, dilemmas and discoveries.

Press Quotes

'A joyous comedy... a story that serves every character with humanity... Whittington has created people who are rich with history and bursting with humour and passion. They're complex, multi-layered, and recognisable... glorious'

The Stage

'A comedy-drama tinged with poignancy... Amanda Whittington's perceptive writing makes it easy for the audience to relate to and grow fond of the characters'

Yorkshire Times

'A strong voice, deeply rooted in the community... a fab sense of humour... clever and funny dialogue, paired with some heart-wrenching scenes exploring womanhood and friendship... Ladies Unleashed has something for everyone'

Hull Is This

Cast: 6-8f plus optional extras

Staging:Multiple locations across two time periods, 2022 & 1895 (can be simply staged)

Amateur rights performance fee: £85 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback,104 pages ISBN: 9781839041303Publication Date:
27 Oct 2022
Size: 198mm x 129mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
A4 Spiral-bound,208 pages ISBN: 9781839042263Publication Date:
27 Oct 2022
Size: 297mm x 210mm£16.99 £13.59You save £3.40 (20%)
Ebook,104 pages ISBN: 9781788506274Publication Date:
27 Oct 2022
£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)

Also by Amanda Whittington:

The Thrill of Love
Ladies Down Under
Satin 'n' Steel
Mighty Atoms
Player's Angels
The Invincibles
Ladies' Day
Be My Baby
Kiss Me Quickstep

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