A one-woman poetic play about the relationship between George Eliot and her partner, George Henry Lewes. It takes the form of a dream-like dialogue between Eliot and the ancient Greek philosopher, Theophrastus, whose book, Characters, inspired her last book, The Impressions of Theophrastus Such.The piece is accompanied by an original piano score by Robert Webb.
Margaret Eddershaw was an actor in four repertory theatres and on television, before becoming a founder member of staff of the Theatre Studies Department at Lancaster University. For fifteen years she was also co-director of Red Rose Theatre Company, which toured Lancashire and performed at Edinburgh Festival and in London.
She has written and performed seven one-woman plays / solo poetic shows in Edinburgh, Manchester, London and Athens.
Her three published collections of poetry are: Catching Light (2013), Riding the Rainbow: Images of Africa (2015), and Is That All There Is? (2017). From George to George was published in April 2019.
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|Event Date||13 Dec 2019 12:30 pm|
|Location||Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery|