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Page, stage and screen: dramatising Six Lives

 
  7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
 £15

Inspired by the exhibition Six Lives: The Stories of Henry VIII’s Queens, this panel discussion will explore different perspectives on the experience of adapting the biographies of the Queens for storytelling in musicals, operas and plays, novels, film and television.

Featuring varied creative voices who have all taken inspiration from the Queen’s lives for storytelling; including Gabriella Slade the visionary costume designer behind acclaimed West End show, SIX the Musical and novelist Elizabeth Fremantle whose book Queen’s Gambit about the life of Catherine Parr has been turned into a new film, Firebrand, starring Jude Law and Alicia Vikander.


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2024-07-12 19:00 2024-07-12 19:00 Europe/London Page, stage and screen: dramatising Six Lives This panel discussion will explore different perspectives on the experience of adapting the biographies of Queens for storytelling in musicals, operas and plays, novels, film and television. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2024/07/12/page-stage-and-screen-dramatising-six-lives-385155 National Portrait Gallery,St Martin's Place, London,London,

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St Martin's Place, London,
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WC2H 0HE

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