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Beatrix Lehmann (1903-1979), Actress

Sitter in 15 portraits
Actress. Daughter of the journalist Rudolph Chambers Lehmann and sister of the writers John and Rosamond Lehmann. Trained at RADA and made her stage debut as Peggy in a 1924 production The Way of the World at the Lyric, Hammersmith. As well as her successful stage career she appeared in films and wrote short stories and two novels. In 1946 Beatrix Lehmann became director and producer of the Arts Council Midland Theatre Company.

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Beatrix Lehmann

by Angus McBean
bromide print, 1937
NPG P922


Beatrix Lehmann

by Godfrey Argent, for Camera Press
bromide press print, 22 September 1970
NPG x182399


Beatrix Lehmann

by Godfrey Argent
bromide print, 22 September 1970
NPG x32548


Beatrix Lehmann

by Bill Brandt
bromide print, 1945
NPG P193