The Maids Of Orleans

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Beatrice Colin's play is set in FRANCE in the dark days of 1940.

As the Germans advance from PARIS, three women - an heiress, a journalist and a poet - escape to a chateau in the Loire Valley.

They have sworn to counter bullets with words, and violence with feminism.

But, like latter-day Joans of Arc, they discover that idealism has a price.

Director Patrick Rayner