Tag Archives: Suffragette

Dare to be Free ; the life of Irish Trade Unionist Mary Quaile

The film Sufragette gives a very sanitised and selective view of the lives of working class women in this country. The main character, Maud, is a victim of her husband and her exploitative employer, and when she gets involved with … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Stop,Look,Listen…my weekly selection of favourite films, books and events to get you out of the house

Watch Suffragette (general release), set in the East End of London in 1912. Maud Watts is a laundry worker who becomes involved in the suffragette movement as it escalates its policy of direct action. Her personal life is destroyed as … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments