Produced and presented by Theatre Lab Company
Following a 5 star run at The Cockpit, EMMELINE is now available on demand! Tickets only £5 and also include a post show Q&A with with Helen Pankhurst, Esuantsiwa Goldsmith and Kanndiss Riley.
EMMELINE follows the journey of the inspirational leader of the Suffrage movement on her life's mission to achieve the vote for women. Delving into the dynamics of the Pankhurst family, Emmeline explores the tensions that arose between her and her daughter Sylvia on militant tactics and social values, emblematic of the conflicts that divided the movement. Does the end justify the means? Should the cause come first, no matter the personal cost?
A story of the courage and sacrifice of the Suffragettes, their struggle and exaltation, and their undying determination that made history.
A story to inspire the country to continue the fight for human emancipation.
March on, March on, Face to the Dawn, the Dawn of Liberty!
"Having watched this thought-provoking play, one is left reflecting on the divisions, obstacles and sacrifices that come with wanting to transform society, yet the need for change remains. This is a very fine achievement which deserves to be seen."
5 STAR ***** LONDON LIVING LARGE
" This is an important, informative and entertaining production that everyone should see."
- BRITISH THEATRE GUIDE
"This was a fantastic debut for Beatrice Hyde with writing on par with that of the National Theatre. Compelling, emotional and captivating, this show deserves a bigger stage and I hope to see it on one soon."
5 STAR ***** FAIRY POWERED PRODUCTIONS
"Every element of this production was so well thought out and meticulously refined to create a cohesive masterpiece."
4.5 STAR ****1/2 THEATRE AND OTHER THINGS LDN
"A thoughtful, well-researched and compelling production."
4 STARS **** LONDON THEATRE 1
Age Recommendation: 12+/PG
Audience Warnings: references to sexual assault, force feeding, misogyny, police brutality, violence against women and smoking.
Writer: Beatrice Hyde
Director: Anastasia Revi
Company Website www.theatrelab.co.uk
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Available on demand from Monday 15th November until Sunday 28th November