PICK OF THE WEEK – The Daily Telegraph

Guardian Guide – a “gem” 

“I really fucking enjoyed the play. Thank you and thank you
for dick in the afternoon via Radio 4”
~ Vic Turnbull, Twitter


“Put down that handbag which cost a week’s wages, stop writing think-pieces about the length of your pubic hair and actually smash. Things. Up.”

First TX: Monday 19 February, 2018, 2.15pm 

Repeated: Tuesday 27 October, 2020, 2.15pm – LISTEN AGAIN

Chloe O is a vlogger, a feminist and a radical, with no time for basic-bitch romance and happy ever afters. That is until traditional life sneaks up and claims her, proving that talk is nothing, action is everything and it’s time to recruit some wives…

A revolutionary response to marriage, babies and online feminism as part of Radio 4’s Riot Girls season alongside adaptations of work by Margaret Atwood and Doris Lessing, and new scripts from Ming Ho and Katherine Jakeways.

Cast: Lauren Cornelius, Luke Bailey, Teri Ann Bob-Baxter, Aneta Piotriwska

Producer: Emma Harding      Editor: Cal Knightley

L-R: Aneta (Rosa), Lauren (Chloe), Julie (writer), Teri Ann (Alisha), Luke (Daniel)



















And, as Chloe knows, you shouldn’t read the online comments but…

“This was wicked, fair play” ~ @jessvalance1

“Polygamy for Girls is absolutely brilliant! Starring firecracker @LCornelius_ and directed by @EmmaHarding01 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Both @Drama_Studio alumni ? #RiotGirls play written by the fantastic @JulieMayhew. Congratulations to everyone involved ??️” ~ @MirandaBraun5

“Loved listening to this yesterday! It was great” ~ @AndrewPoetry

“I heard the play too and thought it was wonderful!!” ~ @ClaireGroganPix

“I’ve just finished listening to #PolygamyForGirls, written by @JulieMayhew and directed by @EmmaHarding01. As usual, some people’s utopias are other people’s dystopias!” ~ @Sylvia_reads

“I did enjoy! Thanks @JulieMayhew for the smashing listen #RiotGirls” ~ @MarieLCookson

“oooo someone on Radio 4 just said bullshit, penis & dick” ~ @SilentVic