The true story of a strike in 1970 by female textile-factory workers in Leeds who wanted to be paid the same as their male colleagues, but whose efforts were undermined by the trade union that they belonged to.
Did You Know?
The mother-in-law of Colin Welland
, who wrote the play, was involved in the real-life strike. Many of the people who had taken part in the strike appeared as extras in the crowd scenes. See more