1911 - 1913Ellen Terry UK lecture tour
24 October 1912

Triumphant Heroines of Shakespeare

Location Town Hall, Leeds, UK

Programme

Date 24 October 1912
Production Date(s) Thursday October 24th 1912
Venue Town Hall
Venue address Leeds
Document ID ET-D580 Original record
Held by The British Library
Notes Ellen Terry's Shakespeare lecture. Some authorial assistance from Christopher St John. Leeds Playgoers' Society.
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TOWN HALL, LEEDS. --- Thursday, October 24th, 1912. --- LEEDS WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE SOCIETY, AND LEEDS PLAYGOEERS' SOCIETY. --- Miss ELLEN TERRY WILL GIVE A SHAKESPEAREAN RECITAL WITH ILUSTRATIVE ACTING, ON "Some of the Heroines from the Plays." --- The Recital will be divided into two parts (with an Interval of five minutes). In the course of the first part Miss ELLEN TERRY WILL COMMENT ON - BEATRICE - --- In the second part the subjects will be ROSALIND, CELIA, VIRGILIA, VOLUMNIA, PORTIA. [P.T.O.

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THE TRIUMPHANT HEROINES FROM SHAKESPEARE'S PLAYS. --- Part I. BEATRICE - "Much Ado About Nothing." (With Extracts, including the Church Scene). --- INTERVAL OF FIVE MINUTES. --- Part II. ROSALIND - "As You Like It." CELIA - "As You Like It." VIRGILIA - "Coriolanus." (With Extracts). VOLUMNIA - "Coriolanus." (With Extracts). PORTIA - "Merchant of Venice." (Including the Mercy Speech.)

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