The Roaring Girl

PUBLISHED: 13:40 15 March 2006 | UPDATED: 08:59 24 May 2010

A play which takes its name from a cross-dressing, tavern-brawling woman will be staged in Bristol from next week

A play which takes its name from a cross-dressing, tavern-brawling woman will be staged in Bristol from next week.The Roaring Girl will entertain audiences at The Bristol Old Vic from Thursday until April 1.The tale follows a son who wants to marry a rich Northern girl, who his father believes is not rich enough. As a result the son pretends to love Moll, an eccentric woman who society disapproves of, to bring his father round.The Roaring Girl is set in 17th century London with a rich diversity of characters.Tickets, priced £7-10, are available from the box office on 01179 877877.

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