Julie Riley will be appearing in Mike Leigh’s new film
2 January 2018Julie will be in the new film PETERLOO.
The film “Peterloo” marks the thirteenth feature of Mike Leigh’s career and recreates the infamous English massacre that took place on 16th August,1819.
The event saw nearly sixty- thousand people from Manchester protest Parliament in St. Peter’s Fields. The group was seeking to reform voting rights, but the peaceful protest turned deadly. Fifteen people were killed and approximately seven- hundred were injured by an armed militia. The event turned hostile after one officer attempted to arrest one of the protest’s leaders.