1911 - 1913Ellen Terry UK lecture tour
14 December 1911

Shakespeare's Heroines

Location Streatham, London, UK

Programmes

1. Programme, proof

Date 14 December 1911
Production Date(s) Thursday December 14th 1911
Venue Streatham
Time of performance 8.30pm
Document ID ET-D570 Original record
Held by The British Library
Notes Uncorrected proof, heavily altered, for Ellen Terry's Shakespeare lecture. Some authorial assistance from Christopher St John.
3 scanned images
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Shakespeare's Heroines, 14 December 1911, Image 1 of 3

STREATHAM Lectures & Entertainments Society THIRTEENTH SEASON, 1911-12. --- Miss Ellen Terry's Recital. --- Thursday, December 14th, 1911. at 8.30 p.m.

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MISS ELLEN TERRY WILL GIVE A Shakespearean Recital With Illustrative Acting, ON Some of the Heroines from Shakespeare's Plays. THE Recital will be divided into Two Parts (with an interval of five minutes). In the course of the First Part, MISS TERRY will comment on the following Heroines of Shakespeare's Plays:- VIOLA, DESDEMONA, EMILIA, JULIET. --- In the Second Part the Subjects will be KATHERINE, LADY ANN, HELENA, JULIA, CONSTANCE, CORDELIA, CLEOPATRA, KATHERINE OF ARRAGON, HERMIONE, IMOGEN, CRESSIDA, LADY MACBETH, OPHELIA. Some of Shakespeare's Heroines THE PATHETIC WOMEN. --- Part I. Viola - with Extracts from "Twelfth Night." Desdemona - with Scene from "Othello." Emilia - with Scene from "Othello." Juliet - with Scenes from "Romeo and Juliet." (including the Potion Scene). -- INTERVAL OF FIVE MINUTES. --- Part II. Katherine - "Taming of the Shrew." Lady Anne - "Richard III." Helena - "All's Well That Ends Well." Julia - "Two Gentlemen of Verona." Contance - "King John." Cordeila - with Scene from "King Lear." Cleopatra - with Extracts from "Anonty & Cleopatra." Katherine of Arragon - with Extracts from "Henry VIII." Hermione - with Scene from "A Winter's Tale." Imogen - "Cymbeline" Cressida - "Troilus and Cressida." Lady Macbeth - with extracts from "Macbeth." Ophelia - with Scenes from "Hamlet" (Including the Mad Scene).

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THURSDAY, JANUARY 11the, 1912. Lecture by ALFRED HANDS, F.R.M.S. Subject- "STORMS, LIGHTNING and LIGHTNING CONDUCTORS." Walter Brown & Smith Printers, Streatham S.W.

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2. Programme, two copies

Date 14 December 1911
Production Date(s) Thursday December 14th 1911
Venue Streatham
Time of performance 8.30pm
Document ID ET-D571 Original record
Held by The British Library
Notes Ellen Terry's Shakespeare lecture. Some authorial assistance from Christopher St John.
3 scanned images
Image 1 of 3

Shakespeare's Heroines, 14 December 1911, Image 1 of 3

STREATHAM Lectures & Entertainments Society THIRTEENTH SEASON, 1911-12. --- Miss Ellen Terry's Recital. --- Thursday, December 14th, 1911. at 8.30 p.m.

© Image copyright The National Trust 2018

Image 2 of 3

Shakespeare's Heroines, 14 December 1911, Image 2 of 3

MISS ELLEN TERRY WILL GIVE A Shakespearean Recital With Illustrative Acting, ON Some of the Heroines from Shakespeare's Plays. THE Recital will be divided into Two Parts (with an interval of five minutes). In the course of the First Part, MISS TERRY will comment on the following Heroines of Shakespeare's Plays:- VIOLA, DESDEMONA, EMILIA, JULIET. --- In the Second Part the Subjects will be KATHERINE, LADY ANN, HELENA, JULIA, CONSTANCE, CORDELIA, CLEOPATRA, KATHERINE OF ARRAGON, HERMIONE, IMOGEN, CRESSIDA, LADY MACBETH, OPHELIA. Some of Shakespeare's Heroines THE PATHETIC WOMEN. --- Part I. Viola - with Extracts from "Twelfth Night." Desdemona - with Scene from "Othello." Emilia - with Scene from "Othello." Juliet - with Scenes from "Romeo and Juliet." (including the Potion Scene). -- INTERVAL OF FIVE MINUTES. --- Part II. Katherine - "Taming of the Shrew." Lady Anne - "Richard III." Helena - "All's Well That Ends Well." Julia - "Two Gentlemen of Verona." Contance - "King John." Cordeila - with Scene from "King Lear." Cleopatra - with Extracts from "Anonty & Cleopatra." Katherine of Arragon - with Extracts from "Henry VIII." Hermione - with Scene from "A Winter's Tale." Imogen - "Cymbeline" Cressida - "Troilus and Cressida." Lady Macbeth - with extracts from "Macbeth." Ophelia - with Scenes from "Hamlet" (Including the Mad Scene).

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Shakespeare's Heroines, 14 December 1911, Image 3 of 3

THURSDAY, JANUARY 11the, 1912. Lecture by ALFRED HANDS, F.R.M.S. Subject- "STORMS, LIGHTNING and LIGHTNING CONDUCTORS." Walter Brown & Smith Printers, Streatham S.W.

© Image copyright The National Trust 2018

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