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Made in Dagenham (2010)

Miranda Richardson as "Barbara Castle"

Rita O'Grady (Sally Hawkins) works for the Ford Motor Co. plant in Dagenham, England. Despite performing the specialized task of sewing upholstery for car seats, women are classified as unskilled labor and paid much less than men. Encouraged by a sympathetic union representative, Rita agrees to bring the women's grievances to Ford. The meeting goes badly and, outraged by the company's lack of respect for them, Rita leads her colleagues to strike.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2010) Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role

Miranda Richardson in the news

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Miranda Richardson on Bringing Men to Their Knees in 'Made in Dagenham'

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Anne Brodie on Nov 17th 2010, 8:00AM

Nov 17th 2010, 8:00AM

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Oct 14th 2010, 2:00PM

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Alison Nastasi on Aug 3rd 2010, 2:45PM

Aug 3rd 2010, 2:45PM

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Dec 27th 2009, 8:40AM

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Dec 18th 2009, 9:15AM


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New Details About 'Young Victoria' Emerge

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Jul 10th 2007, 9:32AM

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May 6th 2007, 5:31AM

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Apr 9th 2007, 5:02PM

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Jul 16th 2006, 11:00AM

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