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The Capitol Theatre is the performance space for students at the MMU School of Theatre.

Summer Season 2006

1945, the hundred days between victory in Europe and victory in Japan; in a working-class suburb of Nottingham, a group of women emerge from the tight rein of war. A new future beckons with the impending return of the soldiers.

First directed by Richard Eyre at the Nottingham Playhouse in 1977, Touched was performed at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in 1981 and subsequently at regional theatres throughout Britain.

Ruth Westley - Sandra
Katie Leahy - Joan, her sister
Lucie Trickett - Betty, their half sister
Zoe Thomas - Mam
Imogen Rogers - Pauline, Joan's daughter
Sara Fisher - Mary, a neighbour
Freddie Machin - Keith, a foreman
Amie Andrews - Bridie
Robyn Sims - Chef
Jack Hales - Johnny