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Inspired by a true story and based on the hit movie, Made in Dagenham at the Adelphi Theatre is the uplifting new West End musical comedy about friendship, love and the importance of fighting for what is right.
Made in Dagenham is set in Essex 1968 where millions of other working women, each morning Rita O’Grady is just trying to get her husband out of bed, get the kids off to school and get to work at the factory on time. Life, however, is about to change forever when it’s announced that the girls in the stitching room of Ford’s Dagenham car plant will have their pay grade dropped to ‘unskilled’.
Quickly drawing on a strength she never knew she had, Rita leads her friends in a battle against the might of Ford and the corruption of the Union supposed to protect them. As the girls’ inspiring journey gets bigger than anyone could have imagined, the pressure is too much for some, but can Rita keep up the fight and the happy home she’s worked so hard for?
★★★★★ ‘The show the West End has been waiting for. Buy a ticket and go!’ Gay Times
★★★★ Mail on Sunday ★★★★ Observer ★★★★Evening Standard
★★★★‘A conveyor belt of raucous fun’ Daily Mail
★★★★ ‘The best British musical since Billy Elliot’ The Stage
★★★★The Independent ★★★★Express ★★★★Time Out
Funny, touching and timeless, Made in Dagenham shows how ordinary people can do extraordinary things when they stand together.
The Made In Dagenham cast is led by Gemma Arterton in the lead role of Rita O’Grady, with Adrian Der Gregorian as her husband Eddie. The cast also includes Steve Furst (US Ford Executive Mr Tooley), Mark Hadfield (Harold Wilson) and Sophie-Louise Dann (Barbara Castle).
Book your Made in Dagenham tickets today.
Gemma Arterton will be on holiday and not performning in the shows Monday 23 March to Wednesday 25 March.
Age restrictionPlease see information
Running time2 hours 40 minutes including one interval
Performance dates9 October 2014 to 11 April 2015
There is no minimum age for content for this production, however parents are encouraged to use their discretion as some scenes contain swearing representative of the authentic 1968 factory setting. The minimum entry age for this theatre in general is 5+.
The producers of Made In Dagenham cannot guarantee the appearance of any particular artist, which is always subject to illness and holidays.
UP TO £30 OFF price band A AND £25 OFF price band C. Offer valid Monday to Thursday until 09 April and Fridays from 01 March to 09 April (£22.00 for Band C on Fridays)
Reviews / Features
REVIEW: Who Needs Chelsea? Made In Dagenham Is Much More Fun
I’m thinking about starting a revolution. Who’s with me? I haven’t figured out what we’re fighting for yet, but if Made In Dagenham’s anything to go by, we'll have a lot of fun.
The show, inspired by true events, tells the story of the 1968 Ford Machinists Strike in Dagenham, Essex, which was a significant step in achieving equal pay for men and women in the UK. Maybe that doesn’t sound like the stuff successful musicals are made of, but then you could say the same about Billy Elliot, and look how that turned out.
23 Feb, 2015 | By Liz Dyer
Made In Dagenham: The New Hottest Ticket In Town
I've been waiting for Made in Dagenham The Musical to open at the Adelphi Theatre for a very long time now, and because Made In Dagenham is my all time favourite non-musical movie as well, I've been waiting with very high hopes. So, as soon as ticket sales opened up, I booked to go to the first Saturday evening after the official opening (I hate previews) to finally quench my thirst for the show, and was pleasantly very satisfied!
12 Nov, 2014 | By London Theatre Direct
Week 5 In The Life Of A Musical Theatre Fanatic
It's half term, so for a lot of people the regular routine of life is broken. This means I have a very small Zumba class this morning. This is bad because
A. fewer people equals less money
B. No one likes playing to an empty theatre!
I read online that Wicked Sydney are running a competition to win a walk on part. They did this seven years ago in London, and obviously I entered. A friend and I hired a sports hall and trampoline and she filmed me bouncing up and down dressed as Elphaba singing "Defying Gravity" (it's on YouTube, check it out) It was great. I didn't win but they did give me some free tickets for getting to the final eight.
Off for a bit of horror experience on the trams in the evening. I'm working as an actor scaring people on Halloween tram rides in the evenings this week. It turns out that this could lead to a film role, although I'm playing a part of a crazed butcher's assistant, and I'm pretty sure my wailing and grunting aren't going to work well as an audition!
10 Nov, 2014 | By London Theatre Direct
News / Casting
Kerry Ellis’ Wicked Return & Made In Dagenham Completes Cast Plus More #WestEndUpdate
Today marks the first day of rehearsals for new musical Made In Dagenham. Starring Gemma Arterton as Rita O’Grady, the musical opens at the Adelphi Theatre on Wednesday 5th November (previews from 9th October).
5 Aug, 2014 | By Andrew Tomlins
Made In Dagenham, Lost Boy, And Much More This Week In the West End #WestEndWeek
In the early hours of this morning it was (finally) confirmed that Gemma Arterton will star in the West End premiere of Made In Dagenham. Tickets are on sale now for the musical which begins previews at the Adelphi Theatre on 9th October ahead of an official opening on 5th November.
3 Mar, 2014 | By London Theatre Direct