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Blue Stockings

27 September 2021–2 October 2021

Leicester Drama Society

Main House


A moving, comical and eye-opening story of four young women fighting for education and self-determination against the larger backdrop of women’s suffrage.

1896. Girton College, Cambridge, the first college in Britain to admit women. The Girton girls study ferociously and match their male peers grade for grade.

Yet when the men graduate, the women leave with nothing but the stigma of being a ‘blue stocking’ – an unnatural, educated women…



Ticket information

Available on sale from 1st August 2021

Standard £15.00

Premium £16.00

Concessions £13.50

Credits & acknowledgements

By Jessica Swale, directed by Jane Towers

An amateur production by arrangement with Nick Hern Books

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