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Top Girls

Act Three



Basics

Show
Show Type
Genders
  • : 3
  • : 0
Age Ranges
  • Adult
Style
Period
Time/Place
England, 1980s
Act/Scene
Act Three

Scene Context

Angie is currently fifteen and has secretly invited her aunt, Marlene, to visit, without her

Scene Text

Start: Marlene: Just a few little things. / I’ve no memory for
Joyce: There’s no need.
Marlene: birthdays have I and Christmas seems to slip by. So I think I owe Angie a few presents.

End: Angie: Frightening.
Marlene: Did you have a bad dream? What happened in it? Well you’re aware now, aren’t you pet?
Angie: Frightening.

Caryl Churchill. Top Girls. Methuen Drama, London, 2002. pp. 67-87.