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Courage Everywhere

Rehearsed readings celebrating the fight for political equality

15 to 18 November 2018

Courage Everywhere

To mark the 100th anniversary of (some) women in the UK gaining the right to vote, the NT hosts a series of rehearsed readings, talks, and screenings that reflect and celebrate this historic moment.

World-class directors will bring to life these plays on themes of suffrage, courage and the fight for political equality in the UK and around the world.

Rehearsed readings

And Others curated by Susan Croft, Graeae and the National Theatre Thu 15 Nov 7.30pm

In the Parlour by Judy Tate and Magda, Jo, Isabella by Saviana Stanescu, Aoise Stratford, Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon Fri 16 Nov, 7.30pm

Her Naked Skin by Rebecca Lenkiewicz Sat 17 Nov, 3pm

Bull in a China Shop by Bryna Turner Sat 17 Nov, 8pm* 

Votes for Women by Elizabeth Robins Sun 18 Nov, 3pm

Directed by Nadia Fall, Phyllida Lloyd, Jenny Sealey, Lyndsey Turner and Dawn Walton

Tickets: £15/£10

Join members of the creative team for a short 35 minute post show discussion immediately after the reading on the themes of the play and the context today. Free as part of your ticket.

*Please note the change of start time to 8pm (from 7.30pm).

Talks and Events

Activism in the Archives: Finding Stories of Suffrage Theatre, Thu 15 November, 6pm
Women Poets Through the Ages with Allie Esiri, Fri 16 November, 6pm
Exhibition Insight with Curator Naomi Paxton, Sat 17 November, 11.30am
Courage Everywhere Pop-up Sun 18 November, 12-7pm
Hear Her Roar: Where are Women's Voices? Fri 23 November, 5.45pm


Dramatic Progress: Votes for Women and the Edwardian Stage, from 22 October, Lyttelton Lounge

Photography by Theo McInnes

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