Willesden actress leads play about feminist writers

Drama loosely based on Germain Greer

Multi-talented actress Lucy Danser is starring in a play about a feminist writer loosely based on a real-life incident involving Germain Greer.

The 23-year-old thespian who lives in Chatsworth Road, Willesden, plays Molly in ‘The Female of the Species’ which opens at the Bridewell Theatre next week.

First performed in 2006, the drama takes a satirical look at celebrity feminists with a plot loosely inspired by a real-life incident in 2000, when Ms Greer was held at gunpoint in her own home by a disturbed student

Lucy first treaded the boards at the age of 13 when she joined the Tower Theatre Company.


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At the age of 17 she was casted for the leading role in ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’.

She has recently graduated from University of Kent and University of Indiana with drama degree and currently runs a comedy club called ‘Chatback Comedy Club’.

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In August Lucy will be taking her one-woman show to Edinburgh.

The Female of the Species start on June 7 until June 11 at the Bridewell Theatre in Bride Lane (off Fleet Street), London.

For more information and to buy tickets call 020 7353 1700� or visit www.towertheatre.org.uk

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