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Notes to the Forgotten She-Wolves 2020

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This series of new writing honours and celebrates history’s forgotten women. As we can’t gather on site, we are bringing the candlelit Sam Wanamaker Playhouse to you, with three filmed monologues from ground-breaking playwrights Nicôle Lecky, Winsome Pinnock and Amanda Wilkin.

Original, funny and revealing, the stories focus on three women who were catalysts of change: Mary Kenner, the American inventor of the sanitary belt; Una Marson, the Jamaican feminist, activist and writer who was the first black woman to be employed by the BBC and Bessie Coleman, the civil aviator who was the first woman of African-American and Native-American descent to hold a pilot license.

Content guidance: Please note that Una Calling by Winsome Pinnock (performed by Sarah Niles) has strong language including swear words and racial slurs. Thanks for Thinking of us, Mary by Nicôle Lecky (performed by Jade Anouka) includes swear words.

ONLINE EVENTS: HOW DO THEY WORK?

The three filmed monologues will be available to watch online for 24 hours from the premiere date.

Once you book, you will be emailed the day before the premiere with one link that will give you access to all three films. Please make sure you have a good, reliable internet connection.

Within the 24 hours, you will be able to watch the films as many times as you wish through the same email link.

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Tickets start from £5 per household and we encourage you to pay the price that works for you depending on how many people are watching in your household.

As a charity that receives no regular government funding, the ticket income from events like these is vital to us.

Please purchase one ticket per household.

A £2.50 transaction fee per order applies online

Running time: 60 minutes approximately

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