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The Vivien Leigh Archives

vivien leigh archives lecture

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BFI Southbank, November 12 – V&A curator Keith Lodwick discusses the recent acquisition of the Vivien Leigh Archives.

As well as being a hugely talented actress, Vivien Leigh was also a meticulous record keeper. The Victoria & Albert Museum has recently acquired Leigh’s archive which includes handwritten diaries, extensive personal correspondence, rare photographs, awards and press clippings. In this richly illustrated presentation, V&A curator Keith Lodwick presents a selection of highlights from the archive and shares some of the insights it offers into her life and work.

After Keith’s presentation, he will be joined onstage by Nathalie Morris (Senior Curator, BFI Special Collections) and Kendra Bean (Vivien Leigh: An Intimate Portrait) for a discussion.

Tickets £6