Inspiration for new drama
This unassuming notebook within the collections at Shropshire Archives, has inspired a brand new piece of drama.
The book records letters sent between six Shropshire women, against the background of the war, from 1917-1920. The friends had met while they were at school together in Bridgnorth but are now working as farmers, office workers, factory hands, nurses and teachers.
Their stories have been brought to life by Francesca Millican Slater, the author and performer of the new show. My Dearest Girls: The Letters Book is currently touring venues in Shropshire, see our events listing for details.