Ellen Terry - Shakespeare's Leading LadyBy Stuart Lydon. Devised and researched by Ben Spiller and Jane Upton


A memory play featuring Ellen Terry's unique approach to Shakespeare's women including Lady Macbeth, Beatrice, and Portia from The Merchant of Venice.

Works well in an indoor space.

Available for festivals, venues, conferences, functions or parties.

Commissioned originally by the National Trust for performance at Smallhythe Place, Ellen's final home in Kent.


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Ellen Terry - Shakespeare's Leading Lady at Smallhythe Place © 1623


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Lear/Cordelia pilot production

LEICESTER Attenborough Arts Centre
Friday 14 October, 8pm*
Saturday 15 October, 2.30pm** and 7.30pm
£10 / £7
0116 252 2455

DERBY Derby Theatre Studio
Friday 18 November, 8pm*
Saturday 19 November, 2pm** and 8pm
£10 / £8
01332 59 39 39

* BSL-interpreted performance
** Dementia-friendly performance

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