Ford factory film hits cinemas in October
MADE in Dagenham, the star-studded film being made of the Ford factory women s fight for equal pay, will be released in cinemas on October 1. Paramount Pictures UK made the announcement last week. The comedy-drama, which went under the working title of We
MADE in Dagenham, the star-studded film being made of the Ford factory women's fight for equal pay, will be released in cinemas on October 1.
Paramount Pictures UK made the announcement last week.
The comedy-drama, which went under the working title of We Want Sex, stars Sally Hawkins (Happy-Go-Lucky) as Rita O'Grady, the catalyst for the 1968 Ford Dagenham strike by sewing machinists which led to the advent of the Equal Pay Act.
The cast includes Bob Hoskins, Miranda Richardson, Rosamund Pike, Jaime Winstone, Geraldine James, Andrea Riseborough, Daniel Mays, Kenneth Cranham, Roger Lloyd-Pack, Rupert Graves, John Sessions and West Wing star Richard Schiff.
You may also want to watch:
And the film is directed by Calendar Girls director Nigel Cole.
- 1 Men reportedly 'impersonated officers' to get access to Barking home
- 2 Dagenham pop-up shop sees young people sell their products and share skills
- 3 380 homes and commercial space set to be built at Dagenham Dock
- 4 Ops planned as Barking and Dagenham marks London Trading Standards Week
- 5 Jailed: Man who crashed stolen van then headbutted police officer
- 6 Road and rail round-up: Disruptions to travel in east London this week
- 7 Chain of 10,000 teddies to be displayed in memory of toddler Ava
- 8 Dagenham advance in FA Cup with two late goals at Wealdstone
- 9 Barking and Dagenham MPs react after 'horrific' stabbing of Sir David Amess
- 10 Beam Park station 'can't go ahead without government support', council says