Cg 447 X792.

BRITISH PREMIERE

The Country Girls

By Edna O'Brien

Minerva TheatreTicketsPrice: from £20

Overview

We’ll be clicking guys like mad… they say there’s over fifty ways of kissing.

The 1950s. Rural Ireland. Kate and Baba are best friends who long to escape their traditional families and convent school. When they finally rebel and make a break for it, their lives burst open.

As they forge new identities in Dublin, the childhood friends must discover if it is possible to grow up without growing apart.

Edna O’Brien’s novel The Country Girls was controversially banned in Ireland on publication in 1960. From her much loved book, she has created a new free-flowing play which is a frank, lyrical and wrenching exploration of young women, the loss of innocence and the tenacity of love and hope.

Director Lisa Blair makes her debut at Chichester; her recent productions include Contractions at Sheffield Crucible and Faust X2 at the Watermill, Newbury.

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Festival 2017 pricing information

Prologue Members Early Bird
booking from 4 March

Cast & Creatives

Creative team

Lisa Blair

Director

Richard Kent

Designer

Lizzie Powell

Lighting Designer

Isobel Waller-Bridge

Music

Christopher Shutt

Sound Designer

Anne McNulty

Casting Director

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