Women and the London Stage 1665-1968

Women and the London Stage 1665-1968

This event has finished Took place on: Wednesday, 18th Oct 2017

This talk will take a closer look at women and their rise in the theatrical profession.

From early actresses such as Nell Gwyn to Charlotte Charke to Marie Lloyd. We explore themes of femininity, cross-dressing, and actor-managers, ending with the arrival of the Theatres Act in 1968 which abolished censorship of the stage.

It will include a tour of our current exhibition Life on the London Stage.

Cost: Free of Charge


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2017-10-18 2017-10-18 Europe/London Women and the London Stage 1665-1968 This talk will take a closer look at women and their rise in the theatrical profession. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2017/10/18/women-and-the-london-stage-1665-1968-152767 London Metropolitan Archives,40 Northampton Road,,London

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