Little Eagles

Cast: 4f 13m, doubling

Staging: various interior and exterior settings ( can be staged simply)

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 144 pages ISBN: 9781848421462Publication Date:
14 Apr 2011
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 144 pages ISBN: 9781788501460Publication Date:
24 Oct 2019
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
Royal Shakespeare Company at Hampstead Theatre, London, 2011

Little Eagles

By Rona Munro

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Fifty years after Yuri Gagarin's first orbit around the Earth, Little Eagles tells the fascinating and little-known story of Sergei Korolyov, chief designer and unsung hero of the Soviet space programme.

Under Korolyov's leadership the 'little eagles' of the USSR beat the Americans in the early stages of the space race, achieving a series of firsts, including the first human in space.

Rona Munro's gripping play illuminates the life and work of a brilliant engineer who struggled to meet the military demands of his ruthless political masters, whilst devoting as much time as possible to his real passion, exploring outer space.

Little Eagles was first staged by the Royal Shakespeare Company at Hampstead Theatre, London, in 2011.

Press Quotes

'What Munro gives us is not just a tribute to an unsung hero but a fascinating study of Korolyov's growing conflict with the military and political machine... a gripping story'

Guardian

'It's all terrific dramatic material'

Daily Mail

'Some speeches are verbal wonders'

Arts Desk

'Wry humour, and charged emotional moments... remind us of the writer who penned both Bold Girls and Iron'

Herald, Scotland

Cast: 4f 13m, doubling

Staging:various interior and exterior settings ( can be staged simply)

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 144 pages ISBN: 9781848421462Publication Date:
14 Apr 2011
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 144 pages ISBN: 9781788501460Publication Date:
24 Oct 2019
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Rona Munro:

Iron
Your Turn to Clean the Stair
Bold Girls
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (stage version)
James II: Day of the Innocents
Captain Corelli's Mandolin (stage version)
Fugue
The Last Witch
The James Plays
The Maiden Stone
Pandas
The Indian Boy
James I: The Key Will Keep the Lock
James III: The True Mirror
Strawberries in January
The Basement Flat
The Astronaut's Chair
Mary Barton (stage version)
Scuttlers
Saturday at the Commodore
Gilt
Your Turn to Clean the Stair & Fugue
Long Time Dead
The House of Bernarda Alba

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