“Meet the Woman” is the premiere of Lesley Smith’s portrayal of George Eliot, commissioned by the GEF to mark the bi-centenary of her birth. It is an absolute must for those who want to learn more about this remarkable writer and gain insight into the hidden depths of Mary Ann Evans the woman.
The George Eliot Fellowship has commissioned three performances to be held in March, June and November.
|Event Date||09 Mar 2019 7:30 pm|
Lesley Smith is an English scholar, historian and acclaimed actress. She is the curator of Tutbury Castle and is well known for her highly entertaining and informative costumed portrayals of historical characters. The GEF feels very privileged that Lesley has agreed to take on the role. Smith also portrays other historical characters such as Nell Gwynn and Boadicea to much critical acclaim.