The protests at Greenham Common were a political landmark of the eighties. But how much did Greenham impact on the fight for nuclear disarmament, the progress of the women's movement and the culture of protest itself?
From the author of Chimerica, first staged at the Tricycle Theatre in 2010 as part of the Women, Power and Politics season.
'hilarious' - Whatsonstage.com
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About the Author
Lucy Kirkwood’s plays include Chimerica (Almeida, Harold Pinter Theatre); NSFW (Royal Court); small hours (co-written with Ed Hime; Hampstead); Hansel and Gretel, Beauty and the Beast (with Katie Mitchell; National Theatre); Bloody Wimmin, as part of Women, Power and Politics (Tricycle); it felt empty when the heart went at first but it is alright now (Clean Break/Arcola); Hedda (Gate, London); Tinderbox (Bush).
it felt empty when the heart went at first but it is alright now won the 2012 John Whiting Award, and was nominated for the Evening Standard Most Promising Playwright Award, and the Susan Smith Blackburn Award. Chimerica won the 2013 Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Play and the 2014 Critics' Circle Award for Best New Play. She won the inaugural Berlin Lee UK Playwrights Award in 2013.