• 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

Maria Stuart

Scary Little Girls’ second fringe production was an adaption of Schiller’s Maria Stuart, performed at the Union Theatre, Southwark in 2005.  Below is a selection of promotional material and reviews for the show, including a link to the specially created mini-site.

Two religions divide a people and a land. Two rulers exploit religion to control their people.

Terrorists, conspiracies, arbitrary arrest and detention, interrogation and intercepted correspondence – it’s unsettling how human behaviour at the highest level of power doesn’t change.