Edith Craig

woman and Suffragist

Died aged 77

Edith Ailsa Geraldine Craig (née Edith Godwin; 9 December 1869 – 27 March 1947), known as Edy Craig, was a prolific theatre director, producer, costume designer and early pioneer of the women's suffrage movement in England. She was the daughter of actress Ellen Terry and the progressive English architect-designer Edward William Godwin, and the sister of theatre practitioner Edward Gordon Craig. As a lesbian, an active campaigner for women's suffrage, and a woman working as a theatre director and producer, Edith Craig has been recovered by feminist scholars as well as theatre historians. Craig lived in a ménage à trois with the dramatist Christabel Marshall and the artist Clare 'Tony' Atwood from 1916 until her death.

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Dame Ellen Terry GBE 1847-1928 actress Edward William Godwin 1833-1886 architect-designer Edith Craig 1869-1947 theatre director and suffragette lived here Edward Gordon Craig CH 1872-1966 theatre director, designer and theorist was born here

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