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PUTTING WOMEN CENTRE STAGE...

 hereThe debate on gender inequality in British theatres is raging!

To see what's being said, take a look at our NEWS page

  

 

 


OUR THEATRE PICK this week...
 

Catch some Summer family fun at Polka theatre with Moominsummer Madness running until the 16th August. 


New Resources

  • The End of Equality: a new book by Beatrix Campbell 

End of Equality 

 In “The End of Equality”, renowned feminist Beatrix Campbell argues that even as the patriarchy has lost some of its legitimacy, new inequalities are emerging in our culture

  order here from Amazon 

 

 

 

 

  • An interesting online database of West End Plays by women, produced between 1917 and 1960. In that period there were NINE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-TWO! This fabulous list was compiled by Maggie Gale. Click here to access.
  • Dave Berns has put together a list of US companies and theatres who are actively seeking submissions by or about women. You can take a look here.

From The Press

Gripping, heart-ripping, social comment... SENSATIONAL, Time Out

Utterly gripping... politicised theatre at its best, Metro

Skilfully ep-ends stereotypes, Yorkshire Press

Only the stone hearted could remain unaffected, The Stage

The vanguard of risk-taking, controversial theatre, Plays and Players

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Special Offer

Not Hamlet: Meditations on the Frail Position of Women in Drama - by Janet Suzman

Thanks to the lovely people at Oberon Books, friends of Sphinx can get 30% off the RRP of Janet Suzman's new book.

Just go to www.oberonbooks.com/not-hamlet and enter discount code 'OnSuzman'. Enjoy!

 

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