Soho Poly

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Occupation Sarah Kane
As a student, SK wanted to be an actor, then a theatre director. Apart from the productions already mentioned at school and at Bristol University, she directed student productions of Chekhov's The Bear (at Soho Poly
Performance of text Sue Townsend
ST 's second play, Womberang, written with the writers' group at the Phoenix Arts Centre in Leicester, was produced at the Soho Poly in London.
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.
“Playwrights. Sue Townsend”. doollee.com.
Performance of text Michelene Wandor
MW 's realist drama about women on the verge of retirement, The Old Wives' Tale, was first performed at the Soho Poly Theatre Club in London.
Wandor, Michelene. Five Plays. Journeyman, 1984.
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Wandor, Michelene, editor. Plays by Women: Volume One. Methuen, 1982.
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Performance of text Pam Gems
A comic play by PG , The Project (later titled Loving Women), was first presented at the Soho Poly theatre as a lunchtime production.
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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Wandor, Michelene. Understudies. Methuen, 1981.
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Performance of text Pam Gems
PG adapted two plays by French women for a performance at the Soho Poly this year: My Name is Rosa Luxemburg, adapted from Marianne Auricost , and The Rivers and Forests, adapted from Marguerite Duras .
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 Jackie Kay
The Theatre of Black Women performed JK 's first play, Chiaroscuro, at Soho Poly in London.
Kay, Jackie. “Chiaroscuro”. Lesbian Plays, edited by Jill Davis, Methuen, 1987, pp. 57 -81.
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“The Knitting Circle”. London South Bank University: Lesbian and Gay Staff Association.

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