The Revlon Girl 27th – 6th March 2021

by Neil Anthony Docking

Though based on actual events, “The Revlon Girl” is a work of dramatic fiction. Set 8 months following the death of 116 children during the Aberfan Disaster of 1966, “The Revlon Girl” tells the real life story of a group of bereaved mothers who met every week above the Aberfan Hotel to talk, cry and even laugh without feeling guilty.

At one of their meetings, afraid that people would think them frivolous, they secretly arranged for a representative from Revlon to come and give them a talk on beauty tips. Her arrival acts as a catalyst for hidden feelings amongst the women