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Newhaven Fishwives Trailer

An exploration of images and reality of working women, comparing contemporary work lives, with those of the nineteenth century fishwives of Newhaven. Inspired by this image of Jeanie Wilson and Annie Linton in the SNPG collection:

Performed at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, May 2014, as part of Untaught to Shine by Stellar Quines.

Written and performed by Ishbel McFarlane and Vanessa Coffey. Film by Lucy Holmes-Elliot: