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17 January 1917 - Iris Reed

On this day in 1917, an appeal was issued in the Times for women workers to help at YMCA recreation huts in France, and in North Shields, Iris Reed plans some entertainment of her own.

Written by Sarah Daniels
Directed by Jessica Dromgoole
Sound: Martha Littlehailes

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11 minutes


Role Contributor
Iris Reed Charlie Hardwick
Lester Reed Trevor Fox
Evelina White Rosie Cavaliero
Cally Colleen Prendergast
Vincent Surtees Shaun Prendergast
Joyce Lyle Tracy Whitwell
Marion Wardle Laura Elphinstone
Gregory Luke MacGregor
Gladys Lynch Elaine Claxton
Alan Lowther David Seddon
Squeezebox Colin Guthrie
Writer Sarah Daniels
Director Jessica Dromgoole


The Characters

The Characters

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