Pride's Crossing
Paperback, 112 pages ISBN: 9781559361538Publication Date:
1 Mar 1999
Size: 215mm x 136mm£12.99
First Staged:
Old Globe Theatre, 1997

Pride's Crossing

By Tina Howe

Paperback £12.99

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In Pride's Crossing, Tina Howe has created a remarkable heroine for the nineties: Mabel Tidings Bigelow, who at the age of 26 set the world record for swimming the English Channel.

We first meet her at the age of 90 as she looks back on her life during much of the twentieth century.

Structured like memory, the play's scenes criss-cross between her youth growing up in Pride's Crossing and the events in between which shaped her life.

Press Quotes

'Most plays you watch, but every so often there comes along one you experience. Tina Howe's delightful and moving Pride's Crossing is definitely one you experience and savour... a play I think you will remember forever'

New York Post
Paperback,112 pages ISBN: 9781559361538Publication Date:
1 Mar 1999
Size: 215mm x 136mm£12.99

Also by Tina Howe:

Birth and After Birth and Other Plays
Coastal Disturbances: Four Plays

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