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British Articles


Taking on new roles in P.E.I.” The Guardian. January 25, 2015.

“Alice Birch: ‘Being called an armchair feminist made me furious’” The Guardian. January 22, 2015. 

April De Angelis: ‘Being a feminist in the real world is tough’. The Guardian. March 11, 2015. 

Wikipedia votes to ban some editors from gender-related articles. The Guardian. January 23, 2015. 

The Sun’s Page 3 cynicism isn’t just about lust. It’s about resentment and power.” The Guardian. January 23, 2015. 

"Classical music in 2014 – still dominated by dead white men’s music performed by living white men.”  The Guardian. January 7, 2015.

“Dame Harriet Walter: The actress on learning what it is to age, plastic surgery, and her unease at being honoured by the establishment”. The Independent. February 1, 2015.

“Critics of the Vagina Monologues must acknowledge its transformative powers.” The Guardian. January 29, 2015. 



Yes, men are better writers.Overland. 21 Aug. 2014. 

“Maxine Peake in Hamlet: Critics deliver their verdicts.” BBC News. September 2014.

There is no conspiracy against women in the theatre.The Telegraph. 20 Oct. 2014. 

Eleven major theatres pledge to boost female roles, directors and playwrights.The Independent. 22 Sept. 2014. 

Theatre’s leading female figures gather to shine a spotlight on gender gap.The Guardian. 22 Sept. 2014. 

In the building: why don’t more women run our theatres?The Guardian. 7 July 2014.

Leading theatres commit to gender equality measures.The Stage. 23 Sept. 2014. 

Suzman, Squire and Gupta join push for better presentation of women in theatre.” The Stage. Nov 12, 2014. 

Sphinx Theatre to launch new gender equality project.The Stage. 30 Oct. 2014. 

“Harriet Walter” On the Donmar stage, all Shakespeare’s players are women.” The Guardian. October 15, 2014.



More plays written by women in the suffragette era than today.The Telegraph. 4 July 2013.



“Angry young women: the new generation of young female playwrights.” The Telegraph. May 8, 2012. 

Women in Theatre: How the 2:1 problem breaks down.The Guardian. 10 Dec. 2012. Web. 

Women in theatre: why do so few make it to the top?The Guardian. 10 Dec. 2012. 

Women missing out at top theatres.The Guardian. 10 Dec. 2012.