Workers at four Picturehouse cinemas in London struck on International Women′s Day, Thursday 8 March.
Workers and supporters picketed Picturehouse Central in Soho, and the picket line was addressed by TUC General Secretary Frances O′Grady. The picket line was later joined by about 500 people from the Women′s March event, which for a period of time created such an effective picket line that no customers were able to get through the crowd to go into the cinema.
Writing for The Clarion magazine in advance of the strike, sacked Ritzy Cinema rep Kelly Rogers said:
″In the context of the abusive