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Suffragettes and Rabble Rousers: a walk in the footsteps of Oxford's radical thinkers

Oxford Playhouse has created an audio tour with a difference, celebrating many of the great and radical minds that have spent time in the city.

Written and performed by artists including Anne-Marie Duff, Paterson Joseph, Polly Teale, Margaret Drabble, Molly Naylor and Glyn Maxwell, Suffragettes and Rabble Rousers is a collection of monologues about some of Oxford's most forward-thinking residents. With tales from the lives of Emily Wilding Davison, who was trampled under the king's horse; Christian Cole, Oxford University's first black student; Civil War activists, the Levellers; Percy Bysshe Shelley and Thomas Cranmer.

This Festival of Freedoms event aligns with the Foundation of the National Union of Women's Suffrage Society banner from ‘The Beginnings of that Freedome' exhibition in Westminster Hall.


Tickets £5
No need to book in advance. Purchase on the day at the Oxford Playhouse Ticket Office.
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