Firebrand Productions and Creative Cat
In association with Women into Science, Engineering and
Construction, Science & Technology Facilities Council
and the Royal Astronomical Society presents
by Stuart Hoar
premiere of a moving and fascinating story about the
clash between love and ambition, Bright Star, is
based on the life of ground-breaking astronomer,
Astrophysicist, wife, mother, daughter and gifted
musician, Beatrice was a brilliantly creative and
passionate woman whose work has profoundly influenced
our understanding of the universe. But in the male
dominated science establishment of the 70’s, Beatrice
struggles against prejudice and views of her place in
the world. She proves to be right – but success comes at
great personal cost.
“a fabulous pairing of art and science”
Terry Marsh, Director, Women into Science, Engineering
Photographs by Max Alexander.
Copyright Max Alexander 2010.