The Day They Wouldn't Take It Any More

Sue Rodwell's play is based on real events.

When Luton's Mayor Henry Impey decides to hold a major event to celebrate peace in the summer of 1919, he invites only councillors and friends.

The returning soldiers, many unemployed, many disabled, are forgotten, but are determined to make their voices heard.

Intransigence on both sides leads to open conflict as the day of celebration becomes a riot.

Henry Impey....David Timson

Mrs Impey....Annette Badland

Cooper....Richard Derrington

Smith....Richard Katz

Fred Gibson....Adrian Grove

Nell Gibson....Anne-Marie Piazza

Insp Jackson....Ian Brooker

Directed by Rosemary Watts

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Sue Rodwell's play is based on real events.

When Luton's Mayor Henry Impey decides to hold a major event to celebrate peace in the summer of 1919, he invites only councillors and friends.

The returning soldiers, many unemployed, many disabled, are forgotten, but are determined to make their voices heard.

Intransigence on both sides leads to open conflict as the day of celebration becomes a riot.

Henry Impey....David Timson

Mrs Impey....Annette Badland

Cooper....Richard Derrington

Smith....Richard Katz

Fred Gibson....Adrian Grove

Nell Gibson....Anne-Marie Piazza

Insp Jackson....Ian Brooker

Directed by Rosemary Watts