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Leeds - United! 

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.

Director:

Roy Battersby

Writer:

Colin Welland

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Lynne Perrie Lynne Perrie ... Mollie
Elizabeth Spriggs ... Maggie
Lori Wells Lori Wells ... Sadie
Josie Lane Josie Lane ... Annie
Bert Gaunt ... Harry Gridley
Stan Stennett Stan Stennett ... Joe Pike
Peter Wallis ... Fred Packer
Bernard Archard ... Managing Director, Blacks
Stanley Meadows ... Managing Director, Benthams
Terence Frisby Terence Frisby ... Raymond Boswell
Peter Cellier ... Philip Stringer
Pat Wallis Pat Wallis ... Rhona
Peter Russell Peter Russell ... Stan Lloyd
Christine Buckley Christine Buckley ... Joan
Frances Goodall Frances Goodall ... Peggy
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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.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 October 1974 (UK) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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