Pen Portraits – Literary Letters Brought to Life at Elizabeth Gaskell's House

Pen Portraits – Literary Letters Brought to Life
Elizabeth Gaskell’s House
2nd September 2022

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A famous writer hiding behind the curtain, a mysterious lady in a portrait and a female author stepping beyond her limits while her scholarly husband makes kites. Pen Portraits is a new series of dramatic monologues in which the original portraits of Elizabeth, William and Margaret Gaskell and Charlotte Brontë come to life through the reading of their imaginary letters. A wonderful night of promenade theatre by costumed readers about the lives of the Gaskell circle, performed in the period rooms at Elizabeth Gaskell’s House.

‘It was perfect – well written, well delivered and very entertaining.’ Visitor to a previous event by Philip Watts

Devised and written by Philip Watts

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