One Hand Tied Behind Us takes place just after International Women’s Day and marks 100 years since the 1918 Representation of the People Act gave the first women in Britain the right to vote. Curated by Maxine Peake, this special one-off performance of monologues will explore key moments in the history of women’s rights in the UK, and look forward to the future of the fight for equality.
The full line-up is:
We Raise Girls! by Bola Agbaje, performed by Sheila Atim
Betsy by Ella Hickson, performed by Jill Halfpenny
Contactless by Maxine Peake, performed by Siobhan McSweeney
Imagine That by Kit de Waal, performed by Flo Wilson
Mother’s Little Helper 1963 by Jeanette Winterson, performed by Celia Imrie
There will also be music from The Unthanks.