Performance

VenueAdelphi Theatre
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From9th October 2014
Opened5th November 2014
To11th April 2015
WhenMon-Sat 19:30. Wed,Sat Mats 15:00. Nov 5 at 19:00
What is currently on at Adelphi Theatre (V379)

Made in Dagenham

Made in DagenhamT1135785133
Based 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.
Book by Richard Bean
Music David Arnold
Lyrics Richard Thomas


Archive :: production:T1135785133, musical:S1000750812, venue:V379
Current production:Work

Production details

An uplifting new musical comedy.

UKTW News/Reviews

News: Made in Dagenham
03Mar14: New musical based on the film

Company

Producer Stage Entertainment
Producer Glass Half Full Productions
Producer Just for Laughs Theatricals
Director Rupert Goold
Design Bunny Christie
Choreographer Aletta Collins
Performer Gemma Arterton (Rita O'Grady)
Performer Adrian Der Gregorian (Eddie)
Performer Steve Furst (Mr Tooley)
Performer Mark Hadfield (Harold Wilson)
Performer Sophie-Louise Dann (Barbara Castle)
Performer Sophie Stanton (Beryl)
Performer Heather Craney (Clare)
Performer Sophie Isaacs (Sandra)
Performer Julius D'Silva (Mr Hopkins)
Performer Naomi Frederick (Lisa)
Performer Naana Agyei-Ampadu
Performer Thomas Aldridge
Performer Kate Coysten
Performer Christopher Howell
Performer Scott Garnham
Performer Ian Jervis
Performer Paul Kemble
Performer Emma Lindars
Performer Jo Napthine
Performer Tracey Penn
Performer Gemma Salter
Performer Gareth Snook
Performer Rachel Spurrell
Performer Emily Squibb
Performer Karli Vale
Performer Rene Zagger
Performer Isla Blair
Performer David Cardy

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