New play about Oldham women and the First World War

Joyce Branagh has written a new play – Boomtime Gals – based on research carried out by residents of Oldham about women and the First World War as part of a Heritage Lottery Fund project. Prof Alison Fell led training sessions and advised on the script. The play will be performed at the University on Thurs Sep 16th (book tickets) and in other venues around the North of England.