Mrs Shaw Herself

Theatre (solo show)

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Mrs Shaw Herself is a one-woman show exploring the life of Charlotte Payne-Townshend AKA Mrs George Bernard Shaw. Charlotte, a wealthy Irish heiress, was a suffragette supporter, philanthropist and Fabian. She met and married the world-famous playwright when they were both in their early 40s, a marriage that lasted until her death. The show reflects her life through her diary entries and letters as well as those of Shaw, Beatrice Webb, T E Lawrence and Mrs Patrick Campbell. This most unconventional of love stories is underscored by live music on Celtic harp.

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