Tag Archives: female writers

Female writers, directors and performers experiment and innovate at RADA Festival

The RADA Festival returns to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art this summer from 22 June – 2 July, with a programme including 30 different theatre companies and two one-off forum events. Graduates of the Academy will return to RADA to present … Continue reading

Posted in Festival, Literary Festival, new writing, Uncategorized, writing | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Review: Whiskey Tango Foxtrot at Underbelly Cowgate

The ‘White Belly’, at Underbelly Cowgate, looks as though it was made to be a military air base, with a pleated roof that curves over the long and narrow space, it is an ideal setting for Rebecca Crookshank’s tale of … Continue reading

Posted in Edinburgh, Edinburgh Festival 2015, Review | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Review: The Heresy of Love by Helen Edmunson

Review of The Heresy of Love by Helen Edmunson, currently at The Globe. Continue reading

Posted in Review | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The intergenerational Three Generations of Women: Broken Leg’s play and archive

Joanna Lally writes about Broken Leg Theatre’s new play ‘Three Generations of Women’. Continue reading

Posted in plays by female writers, theatre company | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Klippies by Jessica Sian – review

Klippies –an extraordinary new play about friendship, identity and freedom in present-day South Africa. Review by Joanna Lally.  There is a palpable heat to Klippies, the debut play by Jessica Siân. Set during Summer 2014 in Johannesburg, where Siân was born, … Continue reading

Posted in female director, female playwrights, Plays for today by women, plays to see | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Memory Monday

Listen again to our launch debate. What can we do to get more work on by women? Continue reading

Posted in 17 percent campaign, Advice, Aurora Metro Books, comments, Debate, Festival, sphinx theatre company | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

A thousand plays for Shakespeare

Annie Jenkins is a 24-year-old playwright from Tottenham, North London. For the Shakespeare in Shoreditch Festival 2014, she was locked in a shed for 10 days by immersive theatre-makers RIFT. During that time she was challenged to accumulate 1,000 original plays. Continue reading

Posted in female playwrights, Interview, Shakespeare in Shoreditch | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Edinburgh Preview: some to watch

Some female written shows we like the sound of at Edinburgh. Continue reading

Posted in Edinburgh, Festival, plays to see, Women playwrights, women writers | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Guest blogger Anne-Marie Jordan on Radio 4’s History of Women Writers

Guest blogger Anne-Marie Jordan reviews Radio 4’s new history of women writers. Continue reading

Posted in Comment, women writers | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

‘I am a female playwright’ or ‘I am a playwright’ – discuss

I was asked this question recently by a young woman just starting out as a Stage Director. “If women playwrights insist on not using the terms ‘women/ Female playwrights’ – How can women address the gender bias in favour of men … Continue reading

Posted in 17 percent campaign, Comment, Discussion, feminism | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment