Top Girls

Trafalgar Studios |  West End  |  August 2011

A play by Caryl Churchill

Directed by Max Stafford-Clark

Starring Stella Gonet, Suranne Jones, and Catherine McCormack

Caryl Churchill’s modern classic is set in Thatcher’s England where hard-nosed, go-getting businesswoman Marlene is hosting a dinner party to celebrate her promotion to MD of the Top Girls Employment Agency. Her guests — all powerful women from myth and history — make for an extraordinary gathering in this provocative study of success, and what happens to those who get left behind. (Read more at

“A piece of theatrical history. A giant shoulder-pad sized slice of 80s girl power. Genius.”

- The Daily Mail

“Beautifully acted. Top Girls is brilliant.”

- WhatsOnStage

“Directed with pace and flair. Dazzling performances.”

- Metro

“Top Stuff. Theatrically audacious, unmistakably heartfelt.”

- Evening Standard