Almost Free Theatre

Connections

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Occupation Pam Gems
In London in the 1970s, PG became involved in several women's theatre collectives. With the Women's Theatre Group she helped to organize a season of plays by women staged at the Almost Free Theatre ...
Performance of text Pam Gems
As part of a London Women's Theatre Festival, the Almost Free Theatre produced PG 's play The Amiable Courtship of Miz Venus and Wild Bill.
“The Amiable Courtship of Miz Venus and Wild Bill - 197”. Sphinx Theatre Company Archive: Productions. 1970s.
Wandor, Michelene. Post-War British Drama: Looking Back in Gender. Routledge, 2001.
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Demastes, William W., editor. British Playwrights, 1956-1995. Greenwood Press, 1996.
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Wandor, Michelene, editor. Plays by Women: Volume Three. Methuen, 1984.
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Aston, Elaine. “Pam Gems: Body Politics and Biography”. The Cambridge Companion to Modern British Women Playwrights, edited by Elaine Aston and Janelle Reinelt, Cambridge University Press, 2000, pp. 157 - 73.
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Performance of text Pam Gems
Two monologues by PG , My Warren and After Birthday (Sandra), were performed at the Almost Free Theatre in London in 1973.
Wandor, Michelene, editor. Plays by Women: Volume Three. Methuen, 1984.
49
Aston, Elaine. “Pam Gems: Body Politics and Biography”. The Cambridge Companion to Modern British Women Playwrights, edited by Elaine Aston and Janelle Reinelt, Cambridge University Press, 2000, pp. 157 - 73.
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Demastes, William W., editor. British Playwrights, 1956-1995. Greenwood Press, 1996.
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When her producer asked her to write sexy pieces...
Performance of text Michelene Wandor
MW 's Scissors, a comedy about a Jewish family, opened at the Almost Free Theatre in London.
Wandor, Michelene. Five Plays. Journeyman, 1984.
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Michelene Wandor.
Wandor, Michelene, editor. Plays by Women: Volume One. Methuen, 1982.
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Performance of text Michelene Wandor
Also in 1973, before October, MW had a play produced as part of a season by women writers hosted by the Almost Free Theatre in London. All of the plays were directed and stage-managed...

Timeline

About October 1973
The Women's Theatre Group (still in being as the Sphinx Theatre Company ) was founded in London as a feminist and socialist theatre group; its twin organization the Women's Theatre Company proved short-lived.