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date: 24 June 2019

Top Girls 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to English Literature
Author(s):
Dinah BirchDinah Birch

A play by Caryl *Churchill, first performed at the *Royal Court Theatre in 1982, is a feminist questioning of Thatcherite individualist assumptions. The first act is set in a London restaurant as Marlene celebrates her promotion as managing director of the ‘Top Girls’ employment agency: her guests are five historical and quasi‐historical characters, including ... ...

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