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Wrong ‘Un

9 June 2013 - 30 June 2018

A one-woman suffragette musical written by Boff Whalley, originally directed by Justin Audibert and is now under the direction of Red Ladder’s Artistic Director Rod Dixon. February 1918, and after several decades of protest and four years of bloody war Parliament is poised to grant what the suffragettes have demanded and fought for – votes for all women. After years of direct action, arrest, imprisonment and force-feeding, it seems their time has come. Wrong ‘Un tells of the adventures of Annie Wilde, a Lancashire mill-girl galvanised by a rousing mixture of injustice, conviction, self-doubt and fear on her journey from schoolroom to prison cell and beyond in a musical drama that draws on class, privilege, hope and disappointment in wartime England. Wrong ‘Un opened to a great reception at the Leeds Big Bookend festival on 9 June  2013. We’ve toured to some fantastic venues in autumn 2013 and spring 2014, and will continue to do so throughout the rest of this year. A full tour schedule is available below – please note: some dates will not currently feature booking links, these will be put on sale shortly. After over three years of performing Ella Harris will no longer be performing as Annie and we are delighted to welcome Kathleen Yore into the role! Kathleen gained a first class honours degree in acting at Bretton Hall. She now works as a freelance puppet builder, puppeteer, clown, actor, musician and workshop facilitator. She is artistic director of Odd Doll Puppetry who are associate artists at Cast in Doncaster and Harrogate Theatre Royal. She devises and tours work for both family and adult audiences. Kathleen also continues to work on productions with companies such as Pickled Image, Invisible Thread, Pif-Paf Street Theatre, and Alive and Kicking. She teaches regularly around Yorkshire and beyond, such as at Guildhall in London and is a regular children’ s hospital giggle doctor for Theodora Children’s Trust. A full education pack is available to accompany this show, download it here - Wrong ‘Un Education Pack June 2013