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From Essex to Andover:It’s time to take a stand with Andover MusicalTheatre Company!

The vibrant spirit of solidarity and empowerment takes centre stage as AMTC proudly presents Made in Dagenham. Based on the hit film, this thrilling production promises to captivate audiences with powerful storytelling, unforgettable music and heaps of Essex charm.

Set in 1960s Essex, Made in Dagenham follows the inspiring true story of the female workers at the Ford Dagenham automobile plant who took a stand for equal pay. Fuelled by courage, determination, and a shared sense of justice, these women embark on a remarkable journey to challenge the status quo and demand fair treatment in the workplace.

With a talented cast of performers, led by Rita O’Grady (Lou Ellison) and Eddie O’Grady (Eddie Nias), energetic choreography and a score that blends catchy tunes with heartfelt ballads, Made in Dagenham brings this pivotal moment in history to life in a way that is both entertaining and thought-provoking.

Audiences will be swept up in the infectious spirit of the characters as they fight for what is right. “We are thrilled to bring Made in Dagenham to Andover,” says Director, Claire Nias, “this is a story that resonates deeply with audiences of all ages, reminding us of the power of unity and the importance of standing up for equality. We hope the story will inspire positive change in our own communities whilst also having a lot of fun!”

Made in Dagenham is a rousing celebration of strength, solidarity, and the enduring human spirit. Don’t miss your chance to experience this exhilarating production that will leave you cheering for equality and justice for all!

Made in Dagenham runs at The Lights Theatre, Andover from 22-25 May 2024. Tickets are available online from or through the box office 01264 368368.