Standard Name: Box, Muriel
Birth Name: Violette Muriel Baker
Married Name: Violette Muriel Box
Pseudonym: Evelyn August
Married Name: Violette Muriel Gardiner
Titled: Violette Muriel, Lady Gardiner
Indexed Name: Lady M. Gardiner
The Big Switch), autobiographer, biographer, and feminist publisher and editor. She has another claim to fame in being one of the first British women to direct films., who collaborated with her first husband, , in the mid twentieth century on numerous plays (the more than fifty which preceded the Second World War included two volumes of one-acters with all-female casts) and some film scripts, was also a remarkably versatile author on her own account. She was a solo scriptwriter and dramatist, a novelist (notable for the satirical, feminist, post-nuclear fantasy
Numbers of works ascribed to her vary widely. The front of her autobiography lists, as well as nondramatic prose works and two solo plays, six plays or collections and fourteen screenplays co-authored with Sydney, and fourteen films directed by herself. The co-authored writings certainly, and probably other categories, are selected lists.
Robson, Flora, Muriel Box, and Sydney Box. “A Letter to a Young Actress”. Ladies Only, George G. Harrap, 1934, pp. 7-10.
Box, Muriel. “Angels of War”. Five New Full-Length Plays for All Women Casts, edited by John Bourne and John Bourne, Lovat Dickinson and Thompson, 1935, pp. 7-74.
Box, Muriel, and Sydney Box. Forbidden Cargo. William Heinemann, 1957.
Box, Muriel, and Sydney Box. Ladies Only. George G. Harrap, 1934.
Box, Muriel. Odd Woman Out. Leslie Frewin, 1974.
Box, Muriel. Rebel Advocate. Victor Gollancz, 1983.
Box, Muriel. The Big Switch. Macdonald, 1964.
Box, Muriel, and Sydney Box. The Black-out Book. G. H. Harrap, 1939.
Box, Muriel. The Seventh Veil. Rylee, 1951.
Box, Muriel, editor. The Trial of Marie Stopes. Femina Books, 1967.
Box, Muriel, and Sydney Box. The Truth About Women. Frederick Muller, 1939.