14 Feb 2016

The Explorers Club by Nell Benjamin

From The Drama Hour

The Explorers Club - by Nell Benjamin Part-1

The males-only Explorers Club in Victorian London is in trouble after an incident at a very high level. The trouble began with the arrival of a woman explorer, Phyllida Spotte-Hume, and her savage companion. A farce highlighting the problem facing women seeking a career in science.

Produced by LA Theatreworks.

Includes the first part of a conversation with Professor Eileen Pollack who has written a book about the role of women in science.

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