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True Glasgow Girls story inspires London musical

12 February 2013 Last updated at 07:52 GMT

Seven Glaswegian schoolgirls campaigning against dawn raids and the detention of child asylum seekers is an unlikely subject matter for a musical.

But this true story based on the Glasgow Girls movement is the inspiration behind the latest London stage show, which is running at the Theatre Royal Stratford East until 2 March 2013.

The BBC's Colin Paterson reports.