Storm in a Flower Vase

by  Anton Burge, Anton Burge

Full Length Play, Drama  /  1m, 5f

Storm in a Flower Vase is a fascinating and compelling new drama by Anton Burge, author of the hit play Bette and Joan.

Set in London in the 1930s, the play explores the early career of Constance Spry, founder of the celebrated business Floral Decorations that supplied floral arrangements to the upper ranks of society.

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Storm in a Flower Vase

by  Anton Burge Anton Burge

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  • Cast Size

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    1m, 5f
  • SubGenre

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    Biography, Period

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Set in London in the 1930s, the play explores the early career of Constance Spry, founder of the celebrated business Floral Decorations that supplied floral arrangements to the upper ranks of society including the artist Gluck and interior decorator Syrie Maugham. 

Spry's unconventional relationships, professional ambition and the conflicting demands of career and domestic duties reveal the complex internal life of the woman later famed as a cook and inventor of the dish Coronation Chicken.

Inspired by the biography The Surprising Life of Constance Spry by Sue Shephard, Storm in a Flower Vase is a powerful and moving piece examining themes of class, gender and sexuality that still have a profound resonance today. 
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  • Minimum Fee: £69 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

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  • Time Period: 1930s
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

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1m, 5f
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  • Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)

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