Gallery Talk: Emily Bronte: A Celebration

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27 July 2018, 19:00

Room 24, Floor 1

Free

  • Talks and Lectures

Emily Brontë
by Patrick Branwell Brontë
circa 1833
NPG 1724

Celebrate the bicentenary of Emily Bronte’s birth with a reading of her poetry by actress Anna Calder-Marshall in front of her portrait. In partnership with the Live Literature Company.

Anna Calder-Marshall trained at LAMDA, and was awarded the Ellen Terry Scholarship. Her theatre work includes LOVE, Evening at the Talk House, The Secret Rapture and The Seagull at the National Theatre, The Philistines for the RSC and in the West End Humble Boy and Absurd Person Singular. Television work includes Les Miserables, Harlots, Casualty, Scott and Bailey, New Tricks, The Bill, Holby Blue, Poirot, Dalziel and Pascoe, Doctor Who, Midsomer Murders, Casualty, Casebook of Sherlock Holmes, Lovejoy and Heartbeat. Films include Anna Karenina, Saint-Ex, Zulu Dawn and Wuthering Heights (1970) in which she played Cathy to Timothy Dalton’s Heathcliff. Anna won an Emmy Award, Outstanding Single Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role for Male of the Species in 1969.

The Live Literature Company was founded in 2002 by Valerie Doulton, Artistic Director, producer, writer and teacher of Performance Studies.  The LLC is dedicated to bringing forward and communicating the Artistic Heritage of the UK and the world, both classic and contemporary. 

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