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Actress and proud Mancunian Sally Lindsay tells the story of the early years of suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst, and how a working mum from Moss Side in Manchester became a global icon and leader of a revolution.

Emmeline Pankhurst: The Making of a Militant

Emmeline Pankhurst is arrested at a suffragette demonstration

This film (previously on BBC1 North West) also acts as a tribute to Manchester, and how Emmeline’s experiences there influenced her fight for equality before the campaign moved
to Parliament.

A fascinating retelling of a story we think we know.

TV Times rating: ****