More Suffragettes

// 2 January 2009

This sounds great:

In association with Scary Little Girls Productions, The Orange Tree, Richmond, presents:


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:

Ann Mitchell

best-known for her role in ‘Widows’ on TV

Mary McCusker

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 /

Aidan Jenkins 020 3261 000 at Aurora Metro.

Research suffragette history in your area and contribute to our educational website at

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 Drama Anthology ISBN 978-1-906582-01-2 £12.99





020 3261 0000

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