Footlights Society


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Education Zadie Smith
At university she exercised her talent as a jazz singer but failed an audition for the Footlights drama society.
Tew, Philip. Zadie Smith. Palgrave Macmillan.
Occupation Germaine Greer
She resigned, after a period of extended unpaid leave, when her parallel career in journalism and public speaking (dating from the late 1960s) began to take too much time and energy.
Wallace, Christine. Germaine Greer: Untamed Shrew. Richard Cohen Books.
She also acted...
Performance of text Ali Smith
Early among these works by Smith was Stalemate (1986), her first Fringe feature, a take off of Thatcherism performed by a company of undergraduate women called Trouble and Strife.
Murray, Isobel, editor. “Ali Smith”. Scottish Writers Talking 3, John Donald, pp. 186-29.
Trouble and strife traditionally...
Textual Production Germaine Greer
In 2013 GG sold her archives (student notes and essays, scripts for the CambridgeFootlights Society , literary and scholarly manuscripts, diaries, a handmade book designed for her friend Gay Clifford , and professional and...


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