Made in Dagenham archiveBased on the movie, in turn based on a real life incident. It's 1968, and the Ford auto factory in Dagenham is one of the largest private employers in Britain. In addition to its thousands of male workers, it employs 187 underpaid women machinists who assemble car seat upholstery in lousy working conditions. Shop steward Rita O'Grady joins with union rep Albert Passingham to get a better deal for these hard-done-by women, but soon discovers there's more to the dispute than she realised; women are paid an appalling fraction of the men's wages for the same work across the board. Refusing to put up with it any longer, Rita leads a strike for equal pay. A grinding labour and political struggle follows that will ultimately advance the cause of women's rights around the world.


Daniella Bowen (Rita O'Grady), Angela Bain, Daniel Carter-Hope, Dan de Cruz, Sophie-May Feek, Jeffrey Harmer, Callum Harrower, Joey Hickman, Anthony Hunt, Martina Isibor, Graham Kent, Claire Machin, Wendy Morgan, Jamie Noar, Loren O'Dair, Elizabeth Rowe, Sioned Saunders, Sarah Scowen, Steve Simmonds, Thomas Sutcliffe, Alex Tomkins


Book by: Richard Bean
Music: David Arnold
Lyrics: Richard Thomas
Producer(s): Queen's Theatre Hornchurch, New Wolsey Ipswich
Director: Douglas Rintoul
Design: Hayley Grindle
Musical Director: Ben Goddard
Choreographer: Tim Jackson
Lighting: Paul Anderson
Sound: Emma Laxton
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Made in Dagenham

Made in Dagenham (Musical) production archive for QTIX code T01106647095. Details of all Made in Dagenham archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1000750812

Archive Listings

21 Sep 16
15 Oct 16
New Wolsey Theatre
26 Aug 16
17 Sep 16
Queen's Theatre

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sue lewis (11Oct16): brilliant. go and see it
Louise Huckins (15Sep16): Fantastic show

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