Women’s

 

This page will trace the emergence, development and work of  Women’s Theatre active in British alternative theatre from 1968-88. We are currently looking for a specialist in this area of work who would be interested in creating the web page for us. Please contact us for more details.

Companies identified to date:

Alice’s Cabaret

Bag and Baggage

Beavers

Bemarro Sisters

Beryl and the Perils

Black Mime Theatre Women’s Troupe

Blood Group

Bloomers

Box 3

Burnt Bridges

Cakes and Ale Theatre Company

Camouflage

Changing Women Theatre Group

Charabanc

Character Ladies

Clapperclaw

Clean Break

The Chuffinelles

Coventry Lesbian Theatre Group

Cunning Stunts

Dorothy Talk

Female Trouble

Focus Theatre Company

Flippin Wimmin

Freerange Theatre Company

Gay Sweatshop Women’s Company

Hairy Marys

Hard Corps (formerly Gauche)

Hardware Theatre Company

Holocaust

Hormone Imbalance

Imani-Faith

Intimate Strangers

Keeping Mum

Ladies and Gentlemen

Lip Service

Little Women

Loose Change

Magdalena Project

Major Diversion

The Millies

The MisFits

Monstrous Regiment

Mother Hen Theatre Company

Mrs. Worthington’s Daughters

Mrs. Worthington’s Daughter’s Daughters

Munirah Theatre Company

Neti-Neti

Options Ltd

Parker and Klein

Parroy Fashion Theatre

Pretty Disgusting Things

Proud Cow

Punching Judies

Radical Actresses Guild

Raving Beauties

Red Rag

Red Stockings

ReSisters

Rubber Jennies

Sadista Sisters

Salt Theatre Company

Sidewalk Theatre Company

Scarlet Harlets (later Scarlet Theatre)

Second Wave Young Women’s Arts Project

Sensible Footwear

Shameful Practice

Siren

Sistershow

Sphinx

Spare Tyre

Spiderwoman [US]

Spin/ Stir

SplitBritches

Strip Search

Taboo

Tattycoram

Theatre of Black Women

Theatre Rotto

Three Women Mime

Trouble and Strife

The Wandsworth Warmers

Wayward Women

Women’s Comedy Workshop

The Woman’s Company

Women’s Theatre Group (later Sphinx) [NB not to be confused with Sphinx listed above]

Women’s Playhouse Trust

Women’s Street Theatre Group