Made in Dagenham

The film ‘Made in Dagenham”  a dramatization of the 1968 Ford sewing machinists strike at the Ford Dagenham assembly plant, where female workers walked out in protest against sexual discrimination and the desire for equal pay. The walkout was instrumental in the Equal Pay Act 1970.

British film directed by Nigel Cole, stars  Sally Hawkins, Miranda Richardson, Rosamund Pike and Jaime Winstone. The film’s theme song, with lyrics by Billy Bragg, is performed by Sandie Shaw, herself a former Dagenham Ford worker.

Source: Wikipedia, IMDb

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