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Wednesday 22 Saturday 25 April 2015

Blue Stockings

By Jessica Swale
Directed by Pat Trueman

In Jessica Swale's debut play, Blue Stockings, Tess Moffatt and her fellow first years are determined to win the right to graduate. But little do they anticipate the hurdles in their way: the distractions of love, the cruelty of the class divide or the strength of the opposition, who will do anything to stop them.

'Love or Knowledge: which would you choose?'

'The only thing a woman can own is knowledge...
We must build our Trojan horse and infiltrate from the inside.' (Miss Welsh)

Cast

Mrs Welsh Alice Proctor
Miss Blake Tilda O'Grady
Carolyn Jennifer Carss
Tess Alice Lamb
Maeve Annabelle Hollingdale
Celia Elise Taylor
Miss Bott/Mrs Lindley Katie Chilton
Minnie/Woman at Table Sophie Giddens
Will/Anderson Paddy Young
Mr Banks/Librarian William O'Connell
Ralph/Dr Maudsley/Mr Peck Samuel Irving
Lloyd/Radleigh/Waiter Kane Power
Holmes/Billy Adam Karim
Edwards/Collins Tobias Weatherburn

Designer: Ruta Jone