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Vivien Leigh: An Intimate Portrait

Actress Vivien Leigh is best known for her Academy Award-winning performances in Gone With the Wind and A Streetcar Named Desire, her popularity on the post-war British stage, and her twenty-year marriage to Sir Laurence Olivier. Kendra Bean, author of Vivien Leigh: An Intimate Portrait, discusses the fascinating life of this extraordinary star.

The talk will be followed by a Q&A and book signing, and an opportunity to visit the Vivien Leigh centenary exhibit.

Admission is free, but space is limited and seats will be allocated on a first come, first served basis, so make sure you get there early!

Where: National Portrait Gallery Ondaatje Wing Theatre | St Martin’s Place, WC2H 0HE
When: Thursday, November 28, 1.15 pm