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Last updated:04 October 2017

'We are the lions, Mr Manager'

Event location: Working Class Movement Library

Runs: From 20th Oct 2017 to 21st Oct 2017

Event time: 19:30 to 21:30

Townsend Theatre Productions' new play, written by Neil Gore, is premiering at the Working Class Movement Library.

We Are The Lions, Mr. Manager! is the remarkable story of Jayaben Desai, the inspirational leader of the 1976-78 Grunwick Strike. She not only stood up for workers’ rights and against oppression with selfless dedication, but with her steadfast resolve she turned the dispute into a national movement for human rights and dignity inspiring future generations.

A trailer for the production can be viewed here.

Tickets should be booked in advance here, price £12.50 (£10.50 concessions).  UPDATE: Friday 20 Oct performance now SOLD OUT - please book early for the Saturday 21 OCtober performance to avoid disappointment!

Jayaben Desai














These performances are part of the Library's celebration of Black History Month - see also our talk on Grunwick and the Southern Voices exhibition.

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