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july 2018

10jul2:30 pmThe Lyric Theatre: The Cause (2:30pm)An imagined meeting between two great rebels


Event Details

Dreadnought South West presents The Cause

Date: Tuesday 10 July 2018

Time: 2:30pm & 8pm

Venue: The Lyric Theatre, 9 Barrack Street, Bridport DT6 3LX

Ticket Price: £12.00

Tickets price available from Bridport Tourist Information Centre, Bridport Town Hall. Tel: 01308 424901 or book online via our ticket page

An imagined meeting between two great rebels

1913. Revolution stings the air. In an orchard two women meet in secret. Their actions have divided them. Divided a nation. Split their cause in two.

What happens when the two women are suffrage leaders and rebels; Emmeline Pankhurst and Millicent Fawcett?

The Cause considers the impact that a lifetime of political campaigning has on an individual. Asking how far would you go for what you believe in? Marking the centenary year of the first votes for some women in 1918, this dynamic production has an original music by Sarah Moody (Devil’s Violin) and film animation by artist Catherine Cartwright, projected for beautiful visual effect.

Brought to you by Dreadnought South West who toured Oxygen celebrating the great 1913 women’s pilgrimage in 2013. To find out more about their work go to:

Written by Natalie McGrath & directed by Josie Sutcliffe.
Age Guidance: 12+

Supported by Arts Council England’s Strategic Touring programme, Exeter City Council, Foyle Foundation, Fawcett Devon. Founded in October 2012, Dreadnought South West is an organisation that connects individuals and communities through telling great and courageous stories about women.


(Tuesday) 2:30 pm


The Lyric Theatre

Barrack Street, Bridport


Box Office01308 424901 Bridport Tourist Information, South Street, Bridport, DT6 3LF

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