We are the Lions, Mr Manager

March 4, 2018

The inspiring tale of one of the most powerful women in British history returns to the East Yorkshire stage this month.

Townsend Productions bring the story of  Jayaben Desai – a leader of one of the most influential strikes to the Freedom Centre, Preston Road, Hull.

“We Are The Lions, Mr Manager” tells the tale of a fight for dignity in the workplace, during the Grunwick Film Processing Factory Strike of 1976-78. It was one of the longest and most important industrial disputes in British history.

First, here’s a scene from the play where a television reporter starts asking questions….




Writer Neil Gore told Tony Barker it was an important story which had not previously been told…..



The play comes to the Freedom Centre on Wednesday 14th March. Tickets are available from 01482  710100. the show is also in Yorkshire the night before, at Cast in Doncaster.


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