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Author: Mags NobleLizbeth GoodmanMax Stafford-ClarkSimon CurtisOrlando GoughAll authors
Publisher: [London?] : Open University, ©1996.
Series: Approaching literature, 2.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Women must make deliberate choices about their own presentation. Their looks, sexuality, costume and personal desires can be manipulated to produce a desired effect for advancement in a patriarchal world. The play, 'Top Girls' explores the conflicts between playing roles and personality. After the play, there are interviews with the playwright, director and cast members.
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Named Person: Caryl Churchill
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Mags Noble; Lizbeth Goodman; Max Stafford-Clark; Simon Curtis; Orlando Gough; Lesley Manville; Deborah Findlay; Caryl Churchill; Open University.; British Broadcasting Corporation.
OCLC Number: 40703882
Notes: Videocassette release of the 1991 stage production broadcast on television.
Stage premiere at the Royal Court Theater in London in August, 1982.
VC0803.
Credits: Playwright, Caryl Churchill ; stage producer, Simon Curtis ; stage director, Max Stafford-Clark ; music, Orlando Gough ; dialect coach, Joan Washington ; camera supervisor, John Vincent ; technical director, Geoff Feld ; program producer/director, Mags Noble.
Cast: Deborah Findlay, Beth Goddard, Cecily Hobbs, Sarah Lam, Lesley Manville, Anna Patrick, Lesley Sharp, Juli Burk.
Performer(s): Presenter, Lizbeth Goodman.
Target Audience: College and adult.
Description: 1 videocassette (175 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: Approaching literature, 2.
Responsibility: BBC ; The Open University.

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Women must make deliberate choices about their own presentation. Their looks, sexuality, costume and personal desires can be manipulated to produce a desired effect for advancement in a patriarchal world. The play, 'Top Girls' explores the conflicts between playing roles and personality. After the play, there are interviews with the playwright, director and cast members.

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