The ragged trousered philanthropists 1914 is a semi biographical novel by the irish writer robert tressell published after his death from tuberculosis in 1911 about a house painters efforts to find work in the fictional english town of mugsborough based on the coastal town of hastings to stave off the workhouse for himself and his daughter. The ragged trousered philanthropists tells the story of a group of working men who are joined one day by owen a journeyman prophet with a vision of a just society. The ragged trousered philanthropists is a classic representation of the impoverished and politically powerless underclass of british society in edwardian england ruthlessly exploited by the institutionalized corruption of their employers and the civic and religious authorities. Enlightening deeply moving and gloriously funny robert tressells the ragged trousered philanthropists is a story that has changed countless lives and remains as vivid and as relevant as when it . A one man magic lantern show of the classic book the ragged trousered philanthropists by robert tressell the man of many characters actor neil gore presents an edwardian magic show with magic lantern and projected animation political conjuring tricks and live music and song as we meet the famous characters from the book and follow
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