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Women, Power and Politics: Then

Women, Power and Politics: Then

Compiled by Indhu Rubasingham
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Paperback : 9781848421165, 116 pages, April 2011


An exciting project in which nine established female playwrights grapple with the complexities of women and politics in Britain's past. Includes Rebecca Lenkiewicz's The Lioness, about Elizabeth I and marriage; Marie Jones' The Milliner and the Weaver, about suffragettes in Ireland; Moira Buffini's Handbagged, in which Margaret Thatcher meets the queen; and Lucy Kirkwood's Bloody Wimmin, about nuclear weapons protest "and all that. "