The Female of the Species

Cast: 3f 3m

Staging: Single interior (elegant study)

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

Paperback, 80 pages ISBN: 9781854595225Publication Date:
10 Jul 2008
Size: 199mm x 130mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 80 pages ISBN: 9781780014166Publication Date:
24 Jul 2014
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
Melbourne, Australia, 2006; this revised version: Vaudeville Theatre, West End, 2008

The Female of the Species

By Joanna Murray-Smith

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A deliciously wicked comedy that proves that the female of the species is not only deadlier, but funnier than the male. From the author of the West End-hit, Honour.

Thirty years ago Margot Mason, pioneer of the 1970's Women's Liberation movement and fearless academic, wrote her groundbreaking work, The Cerebral Vagina. Numerous best-sellers and international adulation followed, but now she has writer's block.

As she sits in her country house struggling with a deadline, in walks Molly Rivers, student, idealist and daughter of one of Margot's most dedicated followers. Initially flattered, Margot is less pleased when Molly handcuffs her to the desk and pulls a gun...

Joanna Murray-Smith's play The Female of the Species was premiered in Melbourne, Australia, in 2006. This revised version was premiered at the Vaudeville Theatre in the West End in 2008.

Press Quotes

'Deliriously funny... I beg you to see it'

Sunday Telegraph

'A cracking piece, part hostage drama, part satire, part outrageous farce... hugely entertaining'

Telegraph

'A new West End play with a seriously amusing mind of its own'

Evening Standard

'The sparkiest, freshest thing on the West End stage this summer... Murray-Smith has Oscar Wilde's gift for one-liners'

Daily Mail

Cast: 3f 3m

Staging:Single interior (elegant study)

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

Paperback, 80 pages ISBN: 9781854595225Publication Date:
10 Jul 2008
Size: 199mm x 130mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 80 pages ISBN: 9781780014166Publication Date:
24 Jul 2014
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Joanna Murray-Smith:

Switzerland
Honour
Bombshells

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