World Première

‘I am the Labour Party candidate. Now ask me why.’


‘Because I am the best damn person for the job.

The top candidate without question, Vanessa was made to be Mayor. Thirty years prior, Josie just wants things to change and seeks a seat on the local council.

This witty new play by Chris Bush (What We Wished For, A Dream) explores the last three decades of women in politics, asking what’s changed and what still must.

Running time: TBC

A Sheffield Theatres Production

  • Chris Bush Writer
  • Rebecca Frecknall Director
  • Madeleine Girling Designer
  • Jack Knowles Lighting Designer
  • James Frewer Sound Designer and Composer
  • Anna Cooper CDG Casting Director

Access performances

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Audio Described by Jane Ensell + Barbara Crossley

  • Thu 27 Sep 7:45pm Book
  • Thu 27 Sep 7:45pm Book
  • Thu 4 Oct 2:15pm Book
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Captioned by Cara Lawless

  • Sat 22 Sep 2:15pm Book
  • Tue 2 Oct 7:45pm Book
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Signed by Steve Conlon

  • Thu 27 Sep 7:45pm Book
  • Thu 27 Sep 7:45pm Book

Performances with Extras

Live for 5

  • On sale 3 August at 5.00pm


  • Wed 26 Sep 7:45pm Book

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