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Vital Exposure present The Disappearance of Dorothy Lawrence on a UK-wide tour

11 September 2015 to 8 October 2015

It’s 1915. England is at war. The Suffragette movement is gaining strength. Dorothy Lawrence, a young journalist with aspirations to become a war correspondent, takes to her bicycle to join the frontline in France.

What happens next rocks the powers that be and shakes her life apart. Dorothy Lawrence was never seen in public again.

Vital Xposure investigates the ways society deals with women who step out of line, back in 1915 or 100 years on when a punk prayer is screamed out in an orthodox cathedral.

A cast of four with subtitling, filmed BSL narrative and audio-visual elements leads the audience back in time to explore themes of inequality and power that still resonate today.

Directed by Paulette Randall
Written by Julie McNamara

Cast: Penelope Freeman, Suni La, Gareth Turkington, Simon Balcon, with Matthew Gurney and Becky Allen

Design by Libby Watson
Light design by Crin Claxton
Visuals by Caglar Kimyoncu

ARENA THEATRE
11 & 12 September 7.30pm
£10 / £8 concession
Wulfruna Street Wolverhampton  West Midlands WV1 1SE
BOX OFFICE
01902 321 321
www.arena.wlv.ac.uk

THE CUSTOMS HOUSE
17 September 8.00 pm
£12 / £10 concession
Mill Dam South Shields Tyne & Wear NE33 1ES
BOX OFFICE
0191 454 1234
www.customshouse.co.uk

PLEASANCE THEATRE
22,23,24 & 25 September 7.30pm
£12 / £10 concession
Carpenter Mews North Road  London N7 9EF
Please note that there is limited wheelchair access at this venue. Get in touch with Box Office for detailed information.
BOX OFFICE
020 7609 1800
www.pleasance.co.uk

DUGDALE THEATRE 
29 & 30 September 7.45 pm
£16 / £14 concession £13 / £14 (online)
29 London Road Enfield EN2 6DS
BOX OFFICE
0208 807 6680
www.dugdalecentre.co.uk

THE NEW WOLSEY THEATRE
2 October 7.45 pm
from £25 / £10 concession
Civic Drive Ipswich Suffolk IP1 2AS
BOX OFFICE
01473 295 900
www.wolseytheatre.co.uk

SALISBURY ARTS CENTRE
7 & 8 October 8.00 pm
£12 / £10 concession
Bedwin Street Salisbury SP1 3UT
BOX OFFICE
01722 321744
www.salisburyartscentre.co.uk 

Supported by Arts Council England

How to book:

Please contact Vital Xposure for further details: http://vitalxposure.co.uk/productions

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