Finalists in the 2019 LET Awards, Oldham Coliseum’s supported company for Venues North 2019, nominated for Best Actor, Best Drama and Writing for the Stage Award (GMFringe) and played to packed houses at the Edinburgh Festival 2019.
Best Girl is a tour de force one-woman play about love, loss and the power of hope. This semi-autobiographical play written by Coronation Street actress Christine Mackie (Downton Abbey, Banana) and performed by her daughter Lois Mackie (M6, Leeds Playhouse, Catherine Wheels, Elysium, and Hope Mill Theatre).
PRESS + REVIEWS
"A sharply written, moving, wise and witty play." April de Angelis. Playwright and Olivier Nominee
“Tender as a bruise. The script is a masterpiece of understatement.” British Theatre Guide
“Lois Mackie gives a thoroughly engaging and nuanced performance. Her timing is pitch-perfect.'' Edinburgh Review
4**** British Theatre Guide Edinburgh
Highly Recommended- Edinburgh Review
60 mins, no interval. Q&A after a short break.