George Eliot Fellowship Events for our bicentenary year 2019

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    Annual Readings By Gabriel Woolf and Rosalind Shanks 2019

    "George Eliot - The Female Shakespeare, so to speak" In 1969 we celebrated the 150th anniversary of the birth of George Eliot, on June 15th of that year a George Eliot exhibition was opened at Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery by the actor Gabriel Woolf. So began a relationship that has spanned 50 years with Gabriel delighting audiences with his selection of George Eliot readings. This year peopl...

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    Meet the Woman 2019

    This is the third and final performance by Lesley Smith of her portrayal of George Eliot and has been commissioned by the George Eliot Fellowship to celebrate the bicentenary of her birth. Lesley first portrayed George Eliot in March and then again in June. Lesley Smith has appeared in over 100 television programmes which in turn have been broadcast in over 30 countries. She is also well known ...

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