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Amanda Whittington

Work by the author

Thrill of Love, The Be My Baby (Whittington) Ladies Down Under
Ladies' Day Kiss Me Quickstep Mighty Atoms
Player's Angels Satin 'n' Steel Ladies Unleashed

Author's Bio

Amanda Whittington is one of the most widely performed playwrights in the UK. Her plays include Be My Baby (Soho Theatre, 1998), Satin ā€™nā€™ Steel (Nottingham Playhouse, 2005), Ladies' Day (Hull Truck, 2005) and its sequels Ladies Down Under (Hull Truck, 2007) and Ladies Unleashed (Hull Truck, 2022), The Thrill of Love (New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme, 2013), Kiss Me Quickstep (New Vic Theatre, 2016), Mighty Atoms (Hull Truck, 2017) and The Invincibles (Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch, 2023). She has adapted Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, My Judy Garland Life and Tipping the Velvet for the stage. She writes regularly for BBC Radio 4, contributing to the Woman's Hour serial and Afternoon Play slots. Her stage plays have also become a popular choice for amateur, community and school productions across the country.