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The highly regarded Watford Palace Theatre wants your family stories about the Battle of Cable Street for an education programme linked to its forthcoming production of the Merchant of Venice, 1936, which is being set against the backdrop of Oswald Mosley’s thugs’ attempted invasion of the East End and the heroic efforts to keep the Blackshirts out.

The education programme includes creating a Digital Platform, delivering free anti-discrimination workshops to schools, our star Tracy-Ann Oberman giving various talks and Q&As, and a community project where we are hoping to share verbatim stories of what happened at Cable Street as a pre-show event.

Rhianna Glassberg-Frost, Education Project Manager, would love to hear from anyone who has relevant stories or other material that they are willing to share.

If you can help please email Rhi at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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