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Factory Girls, The

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About the Show Less...

Five shirt factory workers discover the strength to stand up to their bosses. Read More >

Five shirt factory workers discover the strength to stand up to their bosses in this revival of Frank McGuinness’s debut work. McGuinness has since gone on to write plays including Observe The Sons Of Ulster Marching Towards The Somme, Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me and Speaking Like Magpies.

This is a fitting production for the Arcola to celebrate its fifth anniversary with, as the Dalston venue used to be a clothing factory.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 18/01/2006

Opening Night: 20/01/2006

Closing Night: 18/02/2006

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Cast & Creative


Director - Raz Shaw

Producer - Arcola

Designer - Lizzie Clachan

Author - Frank McGuinness

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