Here's a cast list you don't see every day: Supreme Court justice Lady Hale and Queen's Bench president Sir Brian Leveson are to appear alongside TV stars in a play about women's fight to be admitted into the profession. The Disappearance of Miss Bebb, based on the extraordinary life of Gwyneth Bebb, premiers at Middle Temple Hall on Sunday 2 April. Stars include Laura Main of Call the Midwife, Martin Shaw (Judge John Deed) and comedian and actor Hugh Denis.
Bebb, top law student of her year at Oxford (and the only woman), in 1913 challenged the Law Society’s refusal to allow her to become a solicitor purely on the basis of the ‘disqualification of sex’ – but that wasn't the end of her story. Alex Giles' play reveals more... .
It's all in aid of legal charity the Kalisher Trust. For further information click here.