In association with Scary Little Girls Productions, The Orange Tree, Richmond, presents:
SUFFRAGETTES: 100 YEARS
A celebration of the work of the Actresses’ Franchise League
Saturday 10th January 2009, 11am – 2pm
Enjoy the unique chance to experience Playreadings, Monologues and Talks by leading actors and academics on the theme of the battle for the vote.
Guest speakers include:
best-known for her role in ‘Widows’ on TV
co-founder Monstrous Regiment Theatre Company
At: The Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond
Box Office: 020 8940 3633 Tickets: £10.00/£8.00
Celebrate the incredible political and artistic achievements of the Actresses’ Franchise League. In December 1908, they launched themselves onto the political stage with their satirical sketches, comic monologues and powerful plays. Their campaigning work, performed all over the country from village halls to West End theatres, challenged the status quo and the chaste conventions of the Edwardian Stage.
To book a workshop for a school or college group contact [email protected] /
Aidan Jenkins 020 3261 000 at Aurora Metro.
Research suffragette history in your area and contribute to our educational website at www.suffragette.org.uk
Signed copies of the new book ‘Votes for Women and other plays’, edited by Dr Susan Croft will be available at the event or order your copy from [email protected] Drama Anthology ISBN 978-1-906582-01-2 £12.99
67 GROVE AVE
020 3261 0000 [email protected]