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We were very sad to hear of the death of Rita Pankhurst, widow of Sylvia Pankhurst’s son Richard, at the age of 92. 

Rita, together with Richard, was enormously helpful and encouraging to Lynx Theatre and Poetry when we were planning Sylvia back in 1987.  Rita was parti...

May 17, 2019

Katherine Connelly has edited previously unpublished notes by Sylvia Pankhurst about her trips to America. We were at the book launch in London.

A Suffragette in America is a collection of Sylvia Pankhurst's writing on her visits to North America in 1911-12. Where the s...

February 3, 2019

Lynx Theatre and Poetry were very sad to hear of the death of Michael O’Neill, the renowned scholar and poet, on 21st December 2018.  He was also a wonderful friend.

Michael was supportive of the work of Lynx Theatre and Poetry and very encouraging about the work of Wil...

March 12, 2018

We had another full house for Sylvia at the Cheviot Centre after our performance at nearby Yetholm and a half page on the play in the Berwick Advertiser. We had taken a little time out earlier in the day, driving round the southeast corner of Scotland before heading b...

March 9, 2018

We had a lovely audience for our first visit to Scotland with Sylvia on Thursday 8 March.

With snow drifting waist-high the previous weekend, we arrived to find we had a trial by flood water before we crossed the border, but there were no unexpected dips or pot holes, s...

February 8, 2018

For a statue to be erected to one of these working-class women, the shoemaker, trade unionist and suffragette Alice Hawkins, in the centre of Leicester, is a triumph.

February 2, 2018

On the eve of the 2018 Sylvia tour, we have had lots of really good news!

Sold out in Salford

A friend phoned us to tell us that she had been unable to get a seat to see Sylvia at the Working Class Movement Library in Salford on 3 March. They only started to publicise th...

March 10, 2017

... a perfect combination of words and pictures." So said one member of the audience at the Museum of Wigan Life on International Women's Day.

At Stoke-on-Trent, Thomas Hammersley came along to the “packed” performance at the impressive Potteries Museum and Art Gallery...