Tell Jake To Sleep On The Roof

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In 1914 the great "Woman Rebel" and campaigner for birth control Margaret Sanger had a relationship with eminent Fabian and sexual campaigner Havelock Ellis.

It was to shake his free-love marriage to Edith forever.

Using their letters and autobiographies, the play recreates that year and asks, can history ever tell the truth?

  • by - Alison Joseph
  • comstock....Gavin Muir
  • directed by - Marion Nancarrow
  • edith ellis....Richenda Carey
  • havelock ellis....David Collings
  • margaret sanger....briony glassco
  • mother 1....Beth Chalmers
  • mother 2....Alison Pettitt

  • 2000033020041011

    In 1914 the great "Woman Rebel" and campaigner for birth control Margaret Sanger had a relationship with eminent Fabian and sexual campaigner Havelock Ellis.

    It was to shake his free-love marriage to Edith forever.

    Using their letters and autobiographies, the play recreates that year and asks, can history ever tell the truth?

  • by - Alison Joseph
  • comstock....Gavin Muir
  • directed by - Marion Nancarrow
  • edith ellis....Richenda Carey
  • havelock ellis....David Collings
  • margaret sanger....briony glassco
  • mother 1....Beth Chalmers
  • mother 2....Alison Pettitt