Shirley Valentine, Paperback

Shirley Valentine Paperback


The heroine in this actor's tour-de-force is an ordinary middle class English housewife.

As she prepares egg and chips for dinner, she ruminates on her life and tells the wall about her husband, her children, her past, and an invitation from a girlfriend to join her on holiday in Greece to search for romance and adventure.

Ultimately, Shirley does escape to Greece, has an "adventure" with a local fisherman and decides to stay.

This hilariously engaging play was a hit in London and New York, performed by Pauline Collins, who later recreated her role on film garnering an Oscar nomination.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 36 pages, black & white illustrations
  • Publisher: Samuel French Ltd
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  • Category: Plays, playscripts
  • ISBN: 9780573031021


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