Remaining time:

Due to high demand, your chosen tickets can only be held for a limited time and then removed automatically.

    Gemma Arterton To Star In New Musical, Made in Dagenham. Tickets on sale today!

    Gemma Arterton is to star in a West End musical version of the 2010 British film Made in Dagenham at the Adelphi Theatre.

    Former Bond girl Gemma Arterton has been announced as the lead in a new musical MADE IN DAGENHAM at London's Adelphi Theatre.

     
    Arterton had been involved in early workshops for Made in Dagenham from a script written by One Man, Two Guvnors writer Richard Bean.
     
    Directed by Rupert Goold - the new artistic director of London's Almeida Theatre - MADE IN DAGENHAM has a score written by David Arnold, who also provided the music for the Bafta-nominated film of the same name.
     
    Made in Dagenham tells the story of the machinists who went on strike in 1968 at the Ford Dagenham car factory demanding equal pay and protesting against sexual discrimination.
     
    Arterton is to play the character of Rita O’Grady who plays a pivotal role in leading the strike and meeting former employment secretary Barbara Castle, leading to the Equal Pay Act 1970. Sally Hawkins played the role in the film version.
     
    Further casting of MADE IN DAGENHAM to be announced.
     


    Related news

    The Simon & Garfunkel Story to extend in the West End

    Posted on | By Ephram Ryan

    ‘If you need a friend, [Simon and Garfunkel are] sailing right behind.’ The Simon &am... Read more

    Home, I’m Darling starring Katherine Parkinson transfers to the West End

    Posted on | By Ephram Ryan

    It has recently been announced that the National Theatre and Theatr Clwyd production of Laura Wad... Read more

    Everybody's Talking About Jamie celebrates 1 year at the Apollo, plus West End extension

    Posted on | By Ephram Ryan

    Happy birthday, Jamie! Everybody’s Talking About Jamie celebrates its first anniversary in ... Read more

    Follow us for instant updates and special offers

    Sign up to our mailing list and be the first to hear about new West End shows and exclusive ticket discounts. We value your privacy. You can unsubscribe at any time. But we hope you won’t!