Bechdel Theatre Podcast
About This Show
Welcome to the first ever Bechdel Theatre Podcast!
Originally created as a Twitter campaign in 2015 by Beth Watson and now a 50-minute women-in-theatre audible feast!
Bechdel Theatre is directly inspired by the famous Bechdel Test which looks at gender representation in film - only now british theatre is under the microscope.Read more »
Most Recent Episode
Ep 14 - Three Sisters with RashDash
RashDash Theatre Company are Abbi Greenland, Becky Wilkie and Helen Goalen. They have been making shows together since 2009, and have been called "The punk princesses of late night theatre". Their new show Three Sisters (after Chekhov) is at The Yard London until June 9 and Tobacco Factory Bristol June 12 - 16 Helen's #FeministFave was playwright and RashDash collaborator Alice Birch. Becky's #FeministFave was singer/songwriter Regina Spektor. Abbi's #FeministFave was her follow members of RashDash (see above!). Beth and Pippa's #FeministFaves this month were Reni Eddo-Lodge's podcast About Race, and the KOC (Kings of Colour) Initiative, founded by drag king Zayn Phallic. More recommendations... The Yellow Wallpaper Clapham Omnibus 5 - 24 June Leave Taking Bush Theatre until June 30 Spun Arcola Theatre 27 June–28 July As You Like It & Hamlet Shakespeare's Globe until August 26 Fun Home The Young Vic June 18 - Sept 1Read more »