The Astronaut's Chair
Paperback, 88 pages ISBN: 9781848423046Publication Date:
20 Sep 2012
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 88 pages ISBN: 9781780017013Publication Date:
7 Apr 2016
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First Staged:
Drum Theatre, Plymouth, 2012

The Astronaut's Chair

By Rona Munro

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A thrilling play about the race to be the first woman in space.

Renee Coburg is a gritty, glamorous aviator, the fastest, highest, bravest woman in the world. Jo Green is a determined, brilliant and much younger pilot with her eye on all Renee's records. They both want to be the first woman in space but there's only one chair at the top of the rocket.

The Astronaut's Chair is Rona Munro’s second ‘space’ play following Little Eagles, which is about the space race in Russia.

Press Quotes

'a beautifully written and sensitively executed docudrama'

Whatsonstage.com

'the play shows the impact global politics and the whims of leaders can have on individual lives. It doesn't shirk from examining how personal rivalries are exacerbated when women have to compete for a single chair at a table where every other seat is occupied by men'

The Guardian

'the dialogue is so elegant, so perfectly crafted and authentic... it's rare to see female power dynamics handled as subtly as they are here'

Exeunt Magazine
Paperback, 88 pages ISBN: 9781848423046Publication Date:
20 Sep 2012
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 88 pages ISBN: 9781780017013Publication Date:
7 Apr 2016
£9.99 £6.49You save £3.50 (35%)

Also by Rona Munro:

The Maiden Stone
The Last Witch
Strawberries in January
The House of Bernarda Alba
Iron
The Indian Boy
The Basement Flat
Fugue
Scuttlers
The James Plays
Your Turn to Clean the Stair & Fugue
Mary Barton (stage version)
Pandas
James II: Day of the Innocents
Gilt
Saturday at the Commodore
Long Time Dead
Little Eagles
Your Turn to Clean the Stair
James I: The Key Will Keep the Lock
The James Plays (Original Edition) (Bin End Stock)
James III: The True Mirror

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