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Hidden Glory: Dorothy Hodgkin in her own words

11 Oct 2010

At the Lowry Studio on 25 October

A one-act, one-woman play marking the centenary of Nobel-prize winning chemist Dorothy Hodgkin will form part of the programme of the forthcoming Manchester Science Festival.

The play, Hidden Glory, was written earlier this year by Georgina Ferry and was performed twice in Oxford in the week of Dorothy Hodgkin's birthday in May. It will be staged at the Lowry Studio on Monday 25 October at 7 pm.

You can book as follows:

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Audience reactions to Hidden Glory:

'I thought the play was beautifully written and beautifully acted. I would strongly recommend it to anybody who is curious about the pathways to extraordinary creativity'.

'A triumph – interesting, delightful, entertaining, and informative.'

'It so well captured [Hodgkin's] extraordinary courage, determination intelligence and capacity for hard work, coupled, with an impish sense of humour and integrity.'

'Miranda Cook was simply terrific in the role but the whole production was excellent – we were all held by it.'