About This Show

London, 1869. Four very different Victorian women are drawn into the dark underground world of female boxing by the eccentric Professor Sharp. Controlled by men and constrained by corsets, each finds an unexpected freedom in the boxing ring. As their lives begin to intertwine their journey takes us through grand drawing rooms, bustling theatres and rowdy Southwark pubs where the women fight inequality as well as each other. But with the final showdown approaching only one can become the Lady Boxing Champion of the World… Based on historical research into 19th century women’s boxing,

Show Details

Dates: First Preview: 03 May 2024 Final Performance: 03 May 2024
Location: The Space, Outer London

269 West Ferry RoadIsle of Dogs,

Outer London,

E14 3RS

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Cast

Emily Jessica Anna Lamb
Dylan Houseman Professor Charlie Sharp
Mark Zatyko Gabriel Lamb
Ana-Maria Lupulescu /Nancy - Act 2) Matilda Blackwell - Act 1
Darrel 'Kai' Masaire Paul Stokes/Lord Cavendish
Fanta Dembele Polly Stokes - Act 1
Gabriele Maksimova Nancy - Act 1/Polly Stokes - Act 2
Lauren May Violet Hunter
Alexandra Chiran Emily - Act 1/Matilda Blackwell - Act 2
Gabriella Gwara Aunt George
Dany Mutamba Dr James Bell/Captain Danby/Referee

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