"In 1912 Sarah Benett, aged 52, and 54-year-old composer Ethel Smyth shared neighbouring cells in Holloway Prison. Their crime was breaking windows - a tactic used by suffragettes to draw ... See full summary »

Director:

Kate Broome

Writers:

Ethel Smyth (diaries & letters), Sarah Benett (diaries & letters)

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Dearbhla Molloy ... Self - Narrator
Paola Dionisotti ... Ethel Smyth
Anna Cropper ... Sarah Benett
Marie Clifford Marie Clifford ... Marion Holmes
Heather Gadd Heather Gadd ... Prison Warder
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"In 1912 Sarah Benett, aged 52, and 54-year-old composer Ethel Smyth shared neighbouring cells in Holloway Prison. Their crime was breaking windows - a tactic used by suffragettes to draw attention to their fight to win votes for all women. Sarah Benett's recently discovered diary sheds light on their remarkable tale". (Radio Times, 21/5-27/5/1994) Written by GlosBio

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Language:

English

Release Date:

September 1996 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Black and White (archive footage)| Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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