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...

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 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...

February 28, 2017

The latest news on SYLVIA by Jacqueline Mulhallen, the play about Sylvia Pankhurst. Produced by Lynx Theatre and Poetry, the spring tour of this play looks to be selling out at the first four venues in March.

February 25, 2017

Downham Market people have helped Jacqueline Mulhallen make Lynx Theatre and Poetry's production of SYLVIA true to the older Sylvia Pankhurst

February 23, 2017

We had been delighted to get a New Year message from Richard and Rita Pankhurst saying: ‘Great news about the Sylvia tour’, and we look forward to living up to their hopes. We certainly think it is great news to be touring again too! At the same time, we were very sadd...

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