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16 June 2021
"A scathing, humorous and urgent call to arms in the fight for socialism": 'The Ragged-Trousered Philanthropists' by Robert Tressell, published in 1914, portrays with compassion the plight of the working class in the early 1900s
6 March 2019
Townsend Productions' new folk ballad "Rouse Ye Women" follows events in the 1910 chainmakers' ten-week strike in Cradley Heath, the Black Country.
13 February 2019
The event remembered the celebrated author of 'The Ragged-Trousered Philanthropists'
28 November 2018
Theatre: The Ragged-Trousered Philanthropists: On a cold November evening, myself and other Newcastle Socialist Party members went along to see The Ragged-Trousered Philanthropists. To say it was wonderful is an understatement
18 November 2015
Comment - The Ragged-Trousered Philanthropists: I have only been a member for a year, and have recently read Robert Tressell's classic socialist novel. I was recommended the title as I am also a decorator like the characters in the book.
29 October 2015
The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists / United We Stand
1 April 2015
Book review: If you have read Robert Tressell's the Ragged Trousered Philanthropists, then this book is for you. And if you haven't, you will still enjoy it
3 August 2011
The south east region of the TUC and transport union RMT recently hosted a new interpretation of the famous play by Robert Tressell, The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists, writes Bill Mullins.
11 May 2011
Book review and anniversary: The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tressell is a classic book, which every socialist should read...
13 September 2003
ON A bright June day in Liverpool in 1977, hundreds of trade unionists and socialists took part in a march to rally at the final resting place of Robert Noonan - known more popularly as Robert Tressell, author of The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists.
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