Scenes with girls
Imprint: Faber & Faber
Paperback, 112 pages ISBN: 9780571358458Publication Date:
6 Feb 2020
Size: 198mm x 129mm£10.99
First Staged:
Royal Court Theatre, London, 2020

Scenes with girls

By Miriam Battye

Paperback £10.99

You're only the greatest person ever invented and he's some boy who's probs never had a conversation with a side of the sun before –
but like Let's Be Modest About It

Tosh and Lou. 22 scenes.

Other friends have come, got boyfriends and gone.
So what? Tosh and Lou have each other.
They'll never be like the other girls. They won't sit in a narrative someone else thought up.
This is love. This is enough. This is enough.

Scenes with girls by Miriam Battye premiered at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in January 2020.

This edition of the play is published by Faber and Faber.

Press Quotes

'A comic, astute commentary on female friendship... beautifully captures the intense language of best friends'


'A perceptive study of young women looking to each other for a new way to live... Battye [has an] incredible ear for how the internet has infected contemporary rhythms of speech... deeply in tune with the preoccupations of my generation'

Evening Standard

'Refreshingly original and dazzlingly exciting... Battye writes this story, with some lovely twists and turns, with enormous freshness and laser-sharp perceptiveness. The dialogues have a gob-smacking vitality and originality. [Her] writing sparkles with both provocative ideas and emotional resonance. It's great. ... If the rest of this year's new writing offer is half as good, I will be in heaven'

Arts Desk
Imprint: Faber & Faber
Paperback,112 pages ISBN: 9780571358458Publication Date:
6 Feb 2020
Size: 198mm x 129mm£10.99

Also by Miriam Battye:

Strategic Love Play

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