Investigation of what it takes to get to the top. If you could have dinner with anyone from history, whom would you choose? At Marlene's celebration dinner to mark her promotion to Managing Director of the Top Girls Employment Agency, she has five guests - a Pope, a Warrior, a nineteenth century Traveller, a Japanese Emperor's Courtesan and a Chaucerian Obedient Wife, all from centuries past - sharing a toast.Performers Liv Hill (Angie), Katherine Kingsley (Mariene), Wendy Kweh (Lady Nijo), Amanda Lawrence (Pope Joan), Ashley McGuire (Dull Gret), Ashna Rabbheru (Kit), Siobhan (Isabella Bird), Lucy Black, Jessica Brindle, Lucy Ellinson, Amanda Hadingue, Ebony Jonelle, Charlotte Lucas, Roisin Rae, Nadia Williams, Naomi Yang.
Author Caryl Churchill. Producer National Theatre. Director Lyndsey Turner. Design Ian MacNeil. Costume Merle Hensel. Lighting Jack Knowles. Sound Christopher Shutt.