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Ellen Terry

by Lucinda Hawksley

Monday 13th November 2023

Ellen Terry, a celebrated English actress of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, captivated audiences with her exceptional talent and stage presence. Renowned for her compelling performances in both Shakespearean classics and contemporary plays, Terry's emotive and nuanced acting style left an indelible mark on the theatre world. Her collaboration with Sir Henry Irving at the Lyceum Theatre in London further reinforced her legacy, as the two created memorable productions that enthralled Victorian audiences. Terry's captivating beauty and versatility on stage, combined with her strong personality and commitment to her craft, established her as a prominent figure in the theatrical landscape of her time.


Lucinda Hawksley really needs no introduction as she's come to talk to us many times. She's a prolific writer and researcher and always gets under the skin of her subjects. Her talks have always been lively and entertaining.

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