Fight Like A Girl
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British Youth Music Theatre's new musical about women's boxing is taking over Mountview's brand new theatre in Peckham this August!
120 Peckham Hill St
Post code:SE15 5JT
Tickets:Full Price £15 | Concessions (Under 18, Student, Over 65) £12 | Family of 4 £50 | Southwark Resident £10
Telephone:020 8881 2201
Other Social Media:www.youtube.com/channel/UC-VPndgzlxaOkWdp65Q43og
DescriptionBritish Youth Music Theatre is delighted to present Fight Like A Girl, a bold new musical set against the backdrop of the remarkable rise of women’s boxing. Shan has been fighting against the world all her life, but she doesn’t know why. Stepping into the boxing ring leads her on a journey that will forever change her destiny and the destinies of others. Drawing upon real-life accounts from young female boxers Fight Like A Girl fuses musical theatre with the dynamic physicality of boxing. This highly charged drama questions long-held gender and identity stereotypes. Find out what happens when you’re faced with fighting more than just your opponent. In 2012 Nicola Adams, made sporting and social history at the London Olympics when she became the first woman to win a Gold Medal for boxing. Since then boxing classes for women have sprung up all around the UK and boxing has become one of the fastest growing female sports. * Age guidance 12+ contains adult themes
By Bus:A huge range of buses stop just outside our building on Peckham Hill Street, with excellent links to major stations and tube stops Elephant & Castle (Northern Line), Vauxhall (mainline rail/Victoria line) and Waterloo. Local buses also go further into south London to destinations including Lewisham, Dulwich and Catford.
By Tube:The London Overground (Orange line) leaves every 15 minutes from Peckham Rye and Queens Road Peckham. This line, as well as reaching many neighbourhoods in South West and East London, links to Canada Water (Jubliee Line), Clapham High Street (Northern Line), Whitechapel (District/Hammersmith & City Lines) and Highbury & Islington (Victoria Line). Good bus and mainline rail links also serve the Tube.
By Train:Peckham Rye station has four services per hour to London Bridge (12 minutes) and two services per hour to Victoria (15 minutes). In addition, the Thameslink service serves major central stations including Blackfriars and St Pancras International.
Access for wheelchair users
Assistance dogs welcome
Disability awareness training received
If steps outside no more than 3
Positive about disabled people