|Connections Sort descending||Author name||Excerpt|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Edith Lyttelton|
|Intertextuality and Influence||Caryl Churchill||
The 1986 deregulation of the stock market—the Big Bang—by fortunate coincidence
took place during the play's workshop and development period. The play centres on a corporate takeover, which functions allegorically: a corporate raider...
Churchill, Caryl. Serious Money. Methuen, 1990.
|Intertextuality and Influence||Mary Shelley||
The legacy of Frankenstein is immense and widely diffused. It has been successfully filmed not once but several times, as simple horror movie and as intellectualised retelling with a gruesome birth scene only marginally connected...
|Literary responses||Enid Bagnold|
|Literary responses||Pam Gems|
|Literary responses||Winsome Pinnock||
WP was touched and delighted when members of the National Theatre audience (mostly white and relatively affluent) saw the likeness between their own parents and those on stage.
In 1991 this play won her the...
Stephenson, Heidi, and Natasha Langridge. Rage and Reason: Women Playwrights on Playwriting. Methuen Drama, 1997.
|Literary responses||Caryl Churchill||
Top Girls achieved tremendous popular and critical success. In 1999, National Theatre audiences voted it one of the top One Hundred Plays of the Century—and the only play by a woman to make the top...
|Performance of text||Harold Pinter|
|Performance of text||Bryony Lavery|
|Performance of text||Sarah Daniels||
The National Theatre produced SD 's feminist play Neaptide on its Cottesloe stage. Printed the same year, the play is about lesbians living with prejudice and concealment.
Griffin, Gabriele. “Violence, Abuse, and Gender Relations in the Plays of Sarah Daniels”. The Cambridge Companion to Modern British Women Playwrights, edited by Elaine Aston and Janelle Reinelt, Cambridge University Press, 2000, pp. 194 -11.
Whitaker’s Books in Print. J. Whitaker and Sons, 2003.
Daniels, Sarah. Plays: One. Methuen, 1991.
Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.
|Performance of text||Githa Sowerby|