Courage Everywhere with performances from Sheila Atim, Indira Varma, Leah Harvey & Vinette Robinson at National Theatre

Courage Everywhere

To mark the 100th anniversary of (some) women in the UK gaining the right to vote, the NT hosts a series of rehearsed readings, talks, and screenings that reflect and celebrate this historic moment.

Women Poets Through the Ages with Allie Esiri- Sheila Atim & Indira Varma

Allie Esiri and guest actors will take us on a highly entertaining and powerful journey through women’s poetry.  The evening will include poems that mark this year’s centenary of the Representation of the People Act, which first gave some women the right to vote.

Book your tickets here. Fri 16 November, 6pm

Bull in a China Shop- Leah Harvey

Two lovers in a Massachusetts seminary find their lives upturned by revolution, fan-adoration and the price of joining the establishment. A fierce new comedy by US writer Bryna Turner, this is a dynamic queering of history, that traverses the generations.

Book tickets here. Sat 17 Nov, 8pm

Votes for Women- Vinette Robinson

Elizabeth Robins' genre-defining 1907 play dramatises the moment in which the Suffragette movement was born; as polite political discourse reached breaking point and women across the UK stood up to be counted.

Book your tickets here. Sun 18 Nov, 3pm

 

 

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