The Stepmother

By Githa Sowerby Directed by Rosemary Nice"A man must be prepared to support his wife in the style to which she has been accustomed" A play about a respectable home in leafy Chilworth, a working wife and mother, a full-time job and an inheritance and written by a feminist woman in 1924. This is a remarkable rediscovered piece and as relevant for our day as it was for Githa Sowerby’s.

If you would like to know more about the author of The Stepmother, come along to the Free Church Hall, Henfield at 7.30pm on Tuesday 25th February, and hear a talk  by Patricia Riley.

Patricia has written the definitive biography of Githa Sowerby and the Gateshead Glassworks dynasty she came from.

Learn about the woman who broke through prejudice to write two major masterpieces - one of which had sensational West End and New York success - and the other which was lost in a drawer for 80 years ...until recently.

To buy Tickets for the talk  - £5.00 (to include a glass of wine) contact  Diane Fuell                                                             01273 492701

We present Githa Sowerby's re-discovered play The Stepmother from 19 to 21 March - don't miss it!

Tickets on sale 17 February 2020

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