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Peterloo (12A)

Peterloo

Mike Leigh directs a superb ensemble cast in this rousing tale of a working class uprising and its violent suppression in Manchester in 1819.


An epic portrayal of the events surrounding the infamous 1819 Peterloo massacre, where a peaceful pro-democracy rally at St Peter’s Field in Manchester turned into one of the bloodiest and most notorious episodes in British history.


The massacre saw British government forces charge into a crowd of over 60,000 that had gathered to demand political reform and protest against rising levels of poverty. Many protestors were killed and hundreds more injured, sparking a nationwide outcry but also further government suppression.


The Peterloo Massacre was a defining moment in British democracy which also played a significant role in the founding of The Guardian newspaper.


Stars Maxine Peake, Rory Kinnear and Neil Bell.



Tickets: Adult £6.80, U16 £5.80, Family of four £22

(includes an admin fee of 30p)


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