Actors' Summit - Photograph 51
Rosalind Franklin was a scientist. She received her Ph.D. from Cambridge University in 1945. In the postwar period female scientists were the exception to the rule. While her male colleagues were addressed as “Doctor,” Rosalind was addressed as “Miss.”
The play focuses on the period 1951 through 1953 when Franklin was a researcher at King’s College, London. Franklin did not suffer fools gladly and could be abrasive. These traits were not personality flaws, but the result of her quest for absolute… Show more
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