Ellen Terry with Eileen Atkins
12 January – 23 February 2014
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Renowned worldwide, Ellen Terry was considered the greatest female Shakespearean performer in the 19th century. Her work on the playwright shines a light on Shakespeare’s portrayal of feisty, troubled, down-trodden, complex, witty and triumphant women.
Join award-winning actress and screenwriter Eileen Atkins as she gives us an intriguing insight into Shakespeare’s women, as first told by Ellen Terry. Eileen Atkins’ extensive credits for film and television include Cranford, for which she won a BAFTA and an Emmy, Upstairs, Downstairs and Gosford Park. Most recently seen on stage in All That Fall (Jermyn Street Theatre/Arts Theatre).