Caryl Churchill is widely considered to be one of the most innovative playwrights to haveemerged in post-war British theatre. Identified as a socialist feminist writer, she is one of the few British women playwrights to have been incorporated into the dramatic canon. Top Girls is one of Churchill's most well known and often studied works, using an all female cast to critique bourgeois feminism during the Thatcher era.
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Series Preface1. Background2. Top Girls: analysis and commentary3. Production analysis4. Performance History5. Workshopping Top GirlsConclusionTimelineFurther ReadingReferencesIndex