Crush (Paperback)

The Musical

By Maureen Chadwick, Kath Gotts, Kath Gotts

Nick Hern Books, 9781848425583, 128pp.

Publication Date: April 11, 2017

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It's 1963 and the Dame Dorothea Dosserdale School for Girls has a proud tradition of fostering free spirits from all walks of life. So it's a crushing blow when the new headmistress turns out to be a tyrant with Victorian values - and top of her hit list are the two sixth-formers accused of "Unnatural Behaviour" in the Art Room...

About the Author

MAUREEN CHADWICK is the creator and writer of a wide range of award-winning, critically acclaimed and controversial shows for both television and theatre, notably Bad Girls, Footballers' Wives and Waterloo Road. Her theatre work includes Josephine (at BAC and on national tour), Dust (BAC), Bad Girls: The Musical (at West Yorkshire Playhouse and in the West End), The Speed Twins (Riverside Studios) and The Realness (Hackney Downs Studios). KATH GOTTS has written incidental music and songs for television and theatre, including Bad Girls, The Fugitives, Family Affairs and Waterloo Road on television and Dust, The Bodies and Any Which Way for theatre. She wrote the music and lyrics for Bad Girls: The Musical. Her urban musical The Realness, premiered at Hackney Downs Studios in 2014.