Exploding on to the cultural scene fifty years ago, Jimmy Porter opened the floodgates to the voice of disenchanted youth and introduced the world to the Angry Young Man, but what about the women? And if the Look Back in Anger generation failed to break Establishment strictures or change the world, must their daughters still Lie Back in Anger? Fearless, funny and sad, Lie Back in Anger is the violent tale of a young woman failing to marry the idealism of her roots to the reality of modern life.
The play had a successful three week run in May 2006 at the Union Theatre in Southwark, London: a theatre famous for new writing. To read critic’s comments about this play and Bridget’s other writing click here.