• 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

Storytelling & Literary Cabaret at the Breckland Book Festival

Scary Little Girls is delighted to have been invited to perform at this year’s Breckland Book Festival in Norfolk.

Following the Big Read’s ‘page to screen’ theme, Scary Little Girls will be performing stories and songs from time-honoured classics and modern adaptations, including Jane Eyre, Rebecca and Life Of Pi.

Storysmiths events will be taking place in Dereham Library on Friday 1st March and Attleborough Library on Friday 8th March.

Rounding off the festival in madcap style, SLG’s so-high-brow-it’s-low-brow bookish knees-up The Full Brontë will be celebrating everything we love about English Literature’s favourite sisters: come to Swaffham Library on Saturday 30th March.