The Glove Thief

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The year is 1569, and in a cold, stone room in a Staffordshire castle, a group of women sew elaborate tapestries. Rich or poor, at home or held against their will, four women s lives intersect on the point of a needle. Embroidery is their escape, their sanity, and their expression: of love, loss, artistry and power. For these women s stitches have the power to change not just their own lives, but the course of English history.
Inspired by the tapestries created when Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned by her cousin Queen Elizabeth I, The Glove Thief by Beth Flintoff is part of Platform, an initiative from Tonic Theatre in partnership with Nick Hern Books. Aimed at addressing gender imbalance in theatre, Platform comprises big-cast plays with predominantly or all-female casts, written specifically for performance by young actors

PublisherNick Hern Books
CategoryFull Length Play
ThemeHistorical Drama
TypeScript
AuthorBeth Flintoff
ISBN9781848426535
Music Byn/a
Adapted Byn/a
Based Onn/a
Period Set In1569
Setcan be simple
Male7
Female14
TypeScript
NationalityBritish
Royalty PlayNick Hern Books
Sale Price$27.95 (excl. GST and postage)
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