What Girls Are Made Of

Performed with a live band, 'What Girls Are Made Of' is the true story of Cora Bissets's journey, celebrating life’s euphoric highs and epic shitstorms.

What Girls Are Made Of

About What Girls Are Made Of

It’s 1992 and a schoolgirl from Glenrothes is catapulted to a rockstar lifestyle as the singer in a new indie band. Touring with Radiohead, partying with Blur, she was living the dream. Until she wasn’t. Based on her teenage diaries, this is the award-winning true story of Cora Bissett’s roller coaster journey from the girl she was to the woman she wanted to be, celebrating life’s euphoric highs and epic shitstorms, and performed with a live band.

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