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The Forty Elephants

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Saturday 20 January 2024





Rose Theatre, Arts Centre


The Arts Centre

An image of a third year musical performance student in the production of the forty elephants.

Saturday 20 January 7:30pm

Edge Hill University Third Year Musical Theatre Students in association with Mercury Musical Development present

The Forty Elephants

Welcome to the thrilling and untold story of The Forty Elephants, London’s legendary all-woman crime ring. Step into the shadows of Victorian London and join us on a journey of daring deeds and unbreakable bonds.”

Set against the backdrop of Victorian London, ‘The Forty Elephants’ unveils the hidden true narrative of an all-woman crime ring. Their story, scarcely told, their antics, hardly known, these audacious women, navigate the treacherous world of crime while battling societal constraints. It’s a tale that twists the fabric of history, showcasing the grit and wit of its heroines.

Celebrating women’s rights, and much more so, women wronged, capturing the essence of camaraderie and defiance.

Tickets: Free, booking essential

Who is this event for?

Current staff Current students General public