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'Her Naked Skin' by Rebecca Lenkiewicz, Directed by Petina Hapgood

Story added 30th Apr 2018

Her Naked Skin


'Her Naked Skin' by Rebecca Lenkiewicz

Directed by Petina Hapgood

“Trust in God: She will provide.” - Emmeline Pankhurst

Thursday 5 - Saturday 7 July 2018

Tickets £8-£12 >> Ticket price includes a drink

In this centenary year of the first women to get the vote and with a statue of Millicent Fawcett just unveiled in Parliament Square; 'Her Naked Skin' seemed the perfect choice for this summer’s Rep Production. 'Her Naked Skin' is a 2008 play and was the first original play by a female writer to be produced at the Olivier Theatre at The National.

It is London, 1913.  Emily Wilding Davison is dead! Militancy in the Suffragette Movement is at its height. Thousands of women of all classes serve time in Holloway Prison in their fight to gain the vote. Amongst them are Lady Celia Cain, trapped in a frustrating marriage and Eve Douglas, a young seamstress. They embark on a dangerous and passionate relationship. 

This fast-paced, human production touches your very soul and is a tribute to all those who have fought and will continue to fight for equality for all.