Maiden Speeches writer, Hannah Davies, and director, Eleanor Rhode, will be hosting a research workshop at York Theatre Royal on Wed 4th October and are looking for participants.

Maiden Speeches, inspired by the challenges facing outspoken women everywhere, is a new play about being bold, speaking out and not giving up.
We are looking for volunteers for a research workshop, taking place at York Theatre Royal, on Wed 4th Oct from 6.30-9.30pm. Whether you are a woman or a man, young or old, we are looking for people to come and share their stories and explore this subject with us through drama games and discussions - no previous performance experience is required, you just need to be up for having fun and talking about your experiences.
Places are strictly limited so if you would like to volunteer, please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the following information:
  • your name, age, sex, ethnicity
  • 100 words about why you would like to get involved


Deadline for applications is 10am on Wed 27th Sept and we will inform you if you have been selected by Fri 29th Sept.
For more information on Maiden Speeches, please click here.