Standard Name: Jennings, Gertrude
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These plays, written by amateur and professional writers, were made available for performance at public events in support of women's suffrage. Bensusan encouraged writers to produce plays dealing with a range of women's issues such...
DS secured a few unremarkable acting jobs, many of them on tour, and one of them at the recently launched Everyman Theatre in Hampstead. She was especially pleased to be invited on tour with...
Gertrude Jennings 's one-act suffrage playA Woman's Influence was performed at the Votes for Women Exhibition at the Prince's Skating Rink in Knightsbridge.
From November 1914
The Actresses' Franchise League , led by Lena Ashwell , organised entertainment for troops, first at English army bases and later in France; these eventually became known as Concerts at the Front.
Lena Ashwell used her Actresses' Franchise League connections to recruit the popular farce writer, Gertrude Jennings , to write plays for Concerts at the Front.
22 August 1934
Gertrude Jennings 's popular family dramaFamily Affairs opened at the Ambassadors Theatre in London.