HOW THE VOTE WAS WON

Dippermouth in association with the Bunker Theatre presents

HOW THE VOTE WAS WON

Acting and activism on the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage

On 6 February 1918, the Representation of the People Act granted most women in Britain the vote. On the eve of the 100th anniversary, join actors and activists for a special night of drama and discussion.

Watch Cicely Hamilton and Chris St. John’s razor-sharp comedy HOW THE VOTE WAS WON - one of the most celebrated suffrage plays - in a rare staged reading.

Discover the story of how suffragettes used plays and protest to radically change our society.

And meet some of the extraordinary artists and campaigners who are driving change in our own time, continuing and challenging the legacy of the suffrage movement.

Cast Includes:
Isabel Adomakoh Young
Jade Anouka
Laura Jayne Ayres
Elizabeth Chan
Tricia Kelly
Serena Manteghi
Georgina Rich
Ella Road
Molly Vevers

Speakers include:

REBECCA LENKIEWICZ, playwright whose suffragette drama Her Naked Skin was the first new play by a female writer to be produced on the National Theatre’s main stage.

ISABEL ADOMAKOH YOUNG, actor, author, drag king and campaigner for groups including 50:50 Parliament and Sisters Uncut.

SAM SMETHERS, CEO of the Fawcett Society.

SUSAN CROFT, suffrage drama expert

All proceeds will be donated in support of the Fawcett Society and Sisters Uncut