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Miss Appleyard's Awakening

Written by

Evelyn Glover

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Naomi Paxton

Edited by

Naomi Paxton

~playauthor~Written by~ Evelyn Glover , Naomi Paxton ~playauthor~Edited by~ Naomi Paxton

Methuen Drama, 2013

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Roles: Total (3), Female (3), Male (0), Unassigned (0)

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... Appleyard cannot help but notice that her hostess’s arguments are weak and contradictory. She leaves the house quite convinced of the opposite beliefs than those she had entered with. In her introduction, Naomi Paxton writes: ‘It...

Tradition

Edited by

Naomi Paxton

~playauthor~Written by~ George Middleton , Naomi Paxton ~playauthor~Edited by~ Naomi Paxton

Methuen Drama, 2013

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...Naomi Paxton describes Tradition as ‘a thought-provoking piece about an actress visitingher parents, and deals with their support for her career and their expectations of her future. Inspired by the suffragist and actress Fola La...

The Mother's Meeting

Written by

Harlow Phibbs

and

Naomi Paxton

Edited by

Naomi Paxton

~playauthor~Written by~ Harlow Phibbs , Naomi Paxton ~playauthor~Edited by~ Naomi Paxton

Methuen Drama, 2013

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...In her introduction to the play, Naomi Paxton writes: ‘While attending what she believes to be a Mothers Meeting Mrs Puckle finds herself having an unexpected reaction to what she hears. A joyful, entertaining monologue, the piece uses...

An Anti-Suffragist or The Other Side

Written by

H.M. Paull

and

Naomi Paxton

Edited by

Naomi Paxton

~playauthor~Written by~ H.M. Paull , Naomi Paxton ~playauthor~Edited by~ Naomi Paxton

Methuen Drama, 2013

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... votes for women in the first place. Described in her introduction by Naomi Paxton as ‘charming, clever . . . a fantastic monologue for an actress, full of character, well written and enjoyable to play’, An Anti-Suffragist or The Other Side was first published by the Actresses’ Franchise League (AFL) in 1910....

Lady Geraldine's Speech

Edited by

Naomi Paxton

~playauthor~Written by~ Beatrice Harraden , Naomi Paxton ~playauthor~Edited by~ Naomi Paxton

Methuen Drama, 2013

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Roles: Total (7), Female (7), Male (0), Unassigned (0)

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...In her introduction, Naomi Paxton writes: ‘Lady Geraldine’s Speech is an all-female ensemble piece, full of wonderfully eccentric Suffragette characters . . . The whole play is delightful, representing Suffragettes as happy, talented,...

Her Vote

Written by

H.V. Esmond

and

Naomi Paxton

Edited by

Naomi Paxton

~playauthor~Written by~ H.V. Esmond , Naomi Paxton ~playauthor~Edited by~ Naomi Paxton

Methuen Drama, 2013

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...Naomi Paxton writes: ‘Her Vote features a young suffragist whose plans to attend a political meeting are disrupted by an unexpected proposal from her young man. It is an unusual suffrage play as the character of the Girl, a suffragist,...

Pot and Kettle

Edited by

Naomi Paxton

~playauthor~Written by~ Cicely Hamilton , Naomi Paxton , Christopher St John ~playauthor~Edited by~ Naomi Paxton

Methuen Drama, 2013

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Roles: Total (5), Female (4), Male (1), Unassigned (0)

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... Described in her introduction by Naomi Paxton as ‘a comic pleasure’, Pot and Kettle was first performed at the Scala Theatre, London on 12 November 1909....

How the Vote Was Won

Edited by

Naomi Paxton

~playauthor~Written by~ Cicely Hamilton , Naomi Paxton , Christopher St John ~playauthor~Edited by~ Naomi Paxton

Methuen Drama, 2013

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Roles: Total (10), Female (8), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...In her introduction, Naomi Paxton writes: ‘How The Vote Was Won was and remains one of the most popular and well known suffrage plays. A brilliant ensemble piece, it is set in the living room of Horace and Ethel Cole in Brixton, London,...