Fri 16 February • We Are The Lions, Mr Manager (Townsend Productions)

We Are The Lions, Mr Manager (Townsend Productions)

Willisden, London. 1977
Mrs Jayaben Desai leader of Asian women’s strike at the Grunwick film processing factory.

We Are The Lions, Mr. Manager! is the remarkable story of Jayaben Desai the inspirational leader of the 1976-78 Grunwick Strike. She not only stood up for workers’ rights and against oppression with selfless dedication, but with her steadfast resolve, she turned the dispute into a national movement for human rights and dignity inspiring future generations. A welcome return for Townsend Productions (We Will Be Free; The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists).

“…a company making a name for delivering vivid, politically committed theatre’ (The

Also at Bridport Arts Centre and The Marine Theatre, Lyme Regis.








Friday 16 February
THEATRE – Corn Exchange
8pm (doors & bar 7.30pm)
£13 / £11 members & concessions / £5 Live for 5