Made In Dagenham

Cope? We're women. Now don't ask such stupid questions.

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    Made In Dagenham Synopsis

    1968: Rita lives in Dagenham and, like many local women, she works at the Ford plant stitching together seat covers. It's intricate work carried out in sweltering conditions. So why, she wonders, are the workers paid the same as unskilled labourers? Is it because the work is unskilled? Or is it in fact because they are women?

    MADE IN DAGENHAM shows how, with a little help from political firebrand Barbara Castle, the Dagenham women managed to overturn an age old hypocrisy.

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    Credits

    Starring:

    Sally Hawkins, Bob Hoskins, Miranda Richardson, Geraldine James, Rosamund Pike, Andrea Riseborough, Daniel Mays, Kenneth Cranham, Jaime Winstone

    Director:

    Nigel Cole

    Producers:

    Elizabeth Karlsen, Stephen Woolley

    Screenplay:

    William Ivory

    Executive Producers:

    Christine Langan, Tim Haslam, Norman Merry, Paul White

    Sales agent:

    HanWay Films

    Distributor:

    Paramount Pictures

    Credits summary:

    BBC Films and the UK Film Council present in association with Audley Films A Nigel Cole Film

    Certificate:

    15

    Running time:

    112 mins

    Release Dates

    Released

    1 October 2010

    Out on DVD

    28 March 2011

    Broadcast on

    17 May 2015

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