07
December 2017

“Oh Yes It Is”

Welcome to The Arts Society Grayshott
Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 14:00
Grayshott Village Hall
Headley Road Grayshott GU26 6TZ

This lecture tells the fascinating story of how Pantomime  developed out of its Greek and Roman roots

This lecture tells the fascinating story of how Pantomime  developed out of its Greek and Roman roots through the Commedia dell’Arte, Harliquinade & Grimaldi to become the peculiarly British institution of today.

ABOUT THE LECTURER

Mrs Jane Tapley

Currently Special Events Organiser, Theatre Royal Bath. Interviews visiting actors, writers, directors. Lectures regularly to theatre going societies, NT and history and fine arts groups. West Country Tourist Board Registered Blue Badge Guide and Lecturer. Author and researcher of theatre programme notes on Hamlet, Sheridan's The Rivals and Jane Austen's Emma. Theatrical landlady! Home Economist. Consultant to various TV productions of Jane Austen adaptations on food in the 18th and 19th centuries. Hosts and cooks period meals in her Regency house in Bath for the Jane Austen Festival and other literary groups.