Women’s Suffrage Sentenary
The Original Suffrage Cook Book
A reprint of an original cookbook published in 1915 by suffragists in the USA with additional material about the contributors and vintage illustrations.Read more
Votes for Women and Other Plays
A collection of the best suffrage plays, introduced and set in an historical context by Dr Susan Croft together with an expert chronology of suffrage drama.
The astonishing women involved in the Actresses Franchise League set up their own theatre companies and engaged with the battle for the vote by writing and performing campaigning plays all over the country. They launched themselves onto the political stage with their satirical plays, sketches and monologues whilst at the same time challenging the staid conventions of the Edwardian Theatre of the day. The legacy of their inspiring work to change both theatre and society has survived in the political theatre, agitprop and verbatim theatre we know today.Read more
Art, Theatre and Women’s Suffrage
An overview of the artists, designers, writers and actors involved in the long campaign for women’s suffrage.Read more