The Revels Drama Group - The Militants

The Militants

The Militants

The Militants by Norman Holland, played from Thu 12 – Sat 14 May 2016 at Knowle Village Hall.

Votes For Women! The cry has been heard for months and with an important election coming up the Suffragettes are out in force. Set in a small Lancashire town in 1908, this play chronicles the attempts of a small band of women determined to win the right to vote. They intend to make their presence felt, but will they succeed against the odds?



Nelly Brown – Chris Adderley
Minnie – Christine Gough
Alderman Josiah Malin – Stephen Shipley
Richard Ward – James Spittle
Reuben Randall – Dave Pinwell
Rachel Randall – Mary Reddy
PC Thomas Dougan – Liam Johnson
Sophie Ormesby – Jennie Bailey
Vivien Malin – Olivia Wynne
Inspector Nathan Arkwright – Stephen Andrews
Lilian Malin – Stephanie Harris
Lady Honoria Cumberleigh – Vikki Reynolds
Eulalia Powle – Jayne Beecraft
‘Captain’ Ada Leyland – Rebecca Kear
Suffragettes – Sheila Andrews, Linda Cooper, Valerie Hamley, Deirdre MacEachern, Barbara Massey, Hannah Reddy, Denise Salmons


Director – Margaret Fulford