• Women, we are often told, get written out of the history books. Maureen McManus has come up with a perfect example in Anna Parnell, sister of the famous Irish nationalist politician. The result is a passionately feminist and ferociously partial play that celebrates the contribution of militant women to Irish history.  It’s a rolled-up-sleeves kind […]

    Michael Billington, The Guardian

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Reader, I trounced them…

August 23rd, 2013

We’ve had an amazing time in Edinburgh at PBH’s Free Fringe this month, performing The Full Brontë to often sold-out audiences at the delightful Fingers Piano Bar.  Big love and thanks to everyone who came, especially those who spread the word by mouth and Tweet!  With the run coming to an end this weekend, here’s a […]

Shock Result in Edinburgh’s Brontë Poll

August 11th, 2013

***Press Release*** Early projections show Edinburgh might be more Jane Eyre than Wuthering Heights As the first week of polling comes to a dramatic close in Edinburgh’s historic Brontë referendum – to decide which Brontë sister visitors to the festival most resemble – touring entertainers Scary Little Girls announce the race is wide open. “It’s […]