Beatrice Varley

Born: 11 July 1898, Manchester, Lancs.
Died: 4 July 1964, London

Highlighted works

  • Great Day

    A visit to a small English village by Mrs Roosevelt provides the catalyst for the women to pull together.

  • Room at the Top

    Room at the Top

    This drama of social mobility in a northern factory town proved a landmark British film thanks to director Jack Clayton’s mature treatment of sexuality and class.

  • Millions Like Us

    A heartwarming/heartbreaking story of a young woman sent to an arms factory in the Midlands.

  • Hell Drivers

    Hell Drivers

    Dodgy goings-on in the macho world of haulage, where adrenaline and testosterone levels run high.

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