Theatre: Top Girls

By Caryl Churchill, The New Theatre, Temple Bar, Dublin followed by national tour

16th August, 2008

By Caryl Churchill, The New Theatre, Temple Bar, Dublin followed by national tour

The first scene of Caryl Churchill’s 1980 play, Top Girls, brings together a feminist’s fantasy ‘‘last supper’’ guest list: extraordinary women who broke traditional gender roles and ordinary women made heroic by their endurance.

Churchill casts the historical and fictional figures as a set of competing personalities, drawn together by their former grievances and their...

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