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19 January 1917 - Marion Wardle

On this day in 1917, a munitions factory explosion in Silvertown, East London, killed 73 workers, and damaged 70,000 properties, and in North Shields, Marion is still shaken by recent events.

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

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11 minutes


Role Contributor
Marion Wardle Laura Elphinstone
Thomas Dixon Neil Grainger
Matron Colleen Prendergast
Jean Claude Lengela Fiston Barek
Kitty Lumley Ami Metcalf
Edie Chadwick Kathryn Beaumont
DR Walker Ellie Piercy
Stella Morgan Armstrong
Ray Cole Wealleans-Watts
Writer Sarah Daniels
Director Jessica Dromgoole


The Characters

The Characters

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