Jane Austen & London: scene of dissipation & vice
Sat 15 October, 2022
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm BST
This lively illustrated talk by actor Angela Barlow investigates the importance of London to Jane Austen in her novels and in her life. Was it ‘a scene of Dissipation & Vice’, a place of ‘domestic happiness’, or a city of stimulus and freedom? Austen’s own words will reveal some answers …
Angela Barlow, in an extensive acting career, has appeared in theatre, television and radio in classic and contemporary drama, and in her own one-woman plays about Charlotte Brontë and Olga Chekhov. She now regularly speaks about aspects of Jane Austen at literary events and for Austen groups around the UK and in the US.
Please note that there will be an additional £3.00 donation requested if you choose to join us for tea and cake afterwards.