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Swive [Elizabeth]

Sex is power in the reign of Elizabeth I. Ella Hickson's play explores the ways and means by which women in power negotiate patriarchal pressure in order to get their way.

Christmas Carol: A Fairy Tale

By Piers Torday Original author Charles Dickens

A revitalised stage adaptation of Charles Dickens's Christmas tale, by renowned author Piers Torday, focussing on Ebenezer Scrooge's sister Fan, the most monstrous miser ever known.

Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (stage version)

A brilliant adaptation of Mary Shelley's Gothic masterpiece that places the writer herself amongst the action as she wrestles with her creation and with the stark realities facing revolutionary young women, then and now.

Poisoned Polluted

A stark, bold, powerful and poetic drama looking at the effects on adult life of childhood trauma and the cycles of drug abuse.

Unknown Rivers

A poignant and life-affirming play about the extraordinary powers of female friendship.

Vassa

A new adaptation by Mike Bartlett of Maxim Gorky's savagely funny play, premiered at the Almeida Theatre, London.

There Are No Beginnings

A play about the women whose lives and livelihoods were affected by the murderous attacks of the Yorkshire Ripper.

Glass. Kill. Bluebeard. Imp.

A girl made of glass. Gods and murders. A serial killer's friends. And a secret in a bottle. Four stories by Caryl Churchill.

Two Ladies

A powerful drama about the first ladies of France and America, as their husbands clash over an international crisis.

Wild Swimming

A kaleidoscopic exploration of cultural progress, an interrogation of gender and privilege, and a wilfully ignorant history of English Literature.

LIT

A play exploring the turbulent teenage years of a Nottingham girl looking for love in all the wrong places.

Pride and Prejudice* (*sort of) (2019 edition)

By Isobel McArthur Original author Jane Austen

A loving and irreverent all-female adaptation of Jane Austen's unrivalled literary classic.