Top Girls

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SP20060422

A season of groundbreaking plays to mark the 50th anniversary of the English Stage Company at the Royal Court.

4/6.

Top Girls

By Caryl Churchill.

This landmark play examines the political costs of women rising to the top, written shortly after Margaret Thatcher became Prime Minister.

Marlene hosts a dinner party in a London restaurant to celebrate her promotion to managing director of Top Girls employment agency.

Her guests are five women from history who each tell their individual stories of emancipation and oppression.

Marlene....Emma Fielding

Isabella....Brigit Forsyth

Nijo....Naoko Mori

Dull Gret....Saskia Mulder

Pope Joan....Sheila Hancock

Griselda....Olwen May

Joyce....Helen Mccrory

Angie....Emily Chennery

Kit....Lulu Popplewell

Nell....Nikki Amuka Bird

Win....Claire Rushbrook

Jeanine....Elianne Byrne

Louise....Siobhan Finneran

Mrs Kidd....Julia Rounthwaite

Shona....Rina Mahoney

Original music by Dominique Le Gendre.

Director Nadia Molinari

SP20060422

A season of groundbreaking plays to mark the 50th anniversary of the English Stage Company at the Royal Court.

4/6.

Top Girls

By Caryl Churchill.

This landmark play examines the political costs of women rising to the top, written shortly after Margaret Thatcher became Prime Minister.

Marlene hosts a dinner party in a London restaurant to celebrate her promotion to managing director of Top Girls employment agency.

Her guests are five women from history who each tell their individual stories of emancipation and oppression.

Marlene....Emma Fielding

Isabella....Brigit Forsyth

Nijo....Naoko Mori

Dull Gret....Saskia Mulder

Pope Joan....Sheila Hancock

Griselda....Olwen May

Joyce....Helen Mccrory

Angie....Emily Chennery

Kit....Lulu Popplewell

Nell....Nikki Amuka Bird

Win....Claire Rushbrook

Jeanine....Elianne Byrne

Louise....Siobhan Finneran

Mrs Kidd....Julia Rounthwaite

Shona....Rina Mahoney

Original music by Dominique Le Gendre.

Director Nadia Molinari