Print Subversion in the Wapping Dispute

Other Resources

Further Reading
How the Strike was Provoked

Anarchist Communists in the Wapping Dispute and Picket

The Wapping printers' dispute, 1986-7 - Sam Lowry

Obituary of Arnie Mintz

Angry Workers, 'Wapping 86 and Beyond How Have Class Relations Changed'

Andrew Neil, then Editor of the Sunday Times, horribly celebratory scab piece.

Keith Sutton (editor of the Wapping Post), 'Here is the news for the Wapping strikers', January 19, 2006

The News on Sunday Project

Big Flame and The News on Sunday

25 Years Anniversary Wapping Exhibition in New Cross 2011

Marx Memorial Library News International Dispute Exhibition

Today in Publishing History: Leftwing Tabloid News on Sunday Launched 1987"

Photobook on Wapping by Nick Oatridge /

Red Pepper piece commemorating Wapping

News International Exhibition at the Marx Memorial Library 2011

The Wapping Dispute: The Workers' Story events at Tower Hamlets Archive 1 Dec 2015 - Feb 2016

Special Branch's papers related to the Wapping Strike

Additional photos

Film and Video
Wapping - the Workers' Story (2020)
By Christopher Reeves/Platform Films
(70 mins)

Banging Out!: Fleet Street Remembered (2016)
By Digital Works
(52 mins)
A documentary film based on these oral history interviews was launched at St Brides in the summer of 2014.

Despite the Sun (1986)
By Spectacle Films
(51 mins)

Short video by the Marx Memorial Library, about their Wapping archive and exhibition:
(5.12 mins)