Performance

VenueThe Yard
TownOuter London
CountyGreater London
Date From15th August 2017
Date To19th August 2017
When20:00. Sat Mat 15:00
What's OnV0485111183

Blue Stockings

T0743058475
Cambridge 1896, and Girton College, home to the country's first female students, is an object of annoyance and derision to the rest of the university. The year's intake of new women face economic difficulty, the distractions of men and radical politics, and the jaw-dropping prejudice that blights every aspect of academic life. Meanwhile, there looms the prospect of a controversial vote to decide: should these ?blue stockings' be allowed to graduate? A moving, comical and eye-opening story of four young women fighting for education and self-determination against the larger backdrop of women's suffrage.
Author Jessica Swale


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Production details

Part of NYT?s 2017 East End season at the Yard Theatre.

User Reviews

Steve Johanssen (16Aug17): Enjoyed watching this historical play with some great performances by some of Britain's up and coming talent !

Company

Director Alice Knight

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