Lucy Worsley on Jane Austen at home
One of Britain’s favourite Tv historians Dr Lucy Worsley casts her expert eye one of Britain’s favourite novelists as she examines how life would have been for Jane Austen at Home.
Lucy is of course enjoys a thriving career as Chief Curator at the Historic Royal Palaces but is best known as the woman the Guardian called "the undisputed Queen of TV history.”
Whatever she is doing she is absolutely passionate about making history engaging to the widest possible audience.
During appearances including Kettering on Saturday 3rd March and Spalding one Saturday 10th March she will discuss her new biography of Jane Austen which takes a look at Austen’s life from the perspective of her bi-centenary and consider what home meant to Jane.
It tells her story through the rooms, spaces, possessions and places that mattered to her. Dispelling the myth of the cynical, lonely spinster, Lucy instead offers us a witty and passionate woman of her time and who refused to settle for anything less than Mr Darcy.
*Lucy Worsley - Jane Austen at Home is at The Lighthouse Theatre at Kettering Conference Centre on Saturday 3rd March (info at www.lighthousetheatre.co.uk ) and The South Holland Centre in Spalding on Saturday 10th March. More info at www.southhollandcentre.co.uk
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