When the Cat's Away *SOLD OUT*

1914. Windows smashed. Women on the run. The militant campaign for the Vote is at its peak. 
 
Helen, a former suffragette, returns to the quiet village of her youth and the charms of the Fernstead Players amateur dramatics.

But when a charismatic leader of the Actresses’ Franchise League swoops into Fernstead, a plan is hatched to spread the ‘advanced views’ of the ladies.

The village – and the lives of its women and men – will be forever changed. 
 
This beguiling comedy drama is inspired by stories, songs and spirit of the women who won the right to vote a century ago.

 

Presented by LynchPin Productions Theatre Company

A new play written and directed by Claire Parker

With Tracy Collier, Matthew Cox, Andrew Hodson, Cath Humphrys, Mairi-Clare MacLean, Mike Ohren.

Cat and Mouse illustration by Kate Charlesworth, from Sally Heathcote: Suffragette by Mary M Talbot, Kate Charlesworth and Bryan Talbot, Jonathan Cape 2014

 

 

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