Past Event25 May 2020
An Evening with Lady Glenconner
No longer available
Bruce Mason Centre
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Following advice from the government on Covid-19, we have cancelled the performances of An Evening with Lady Glenconner in the interests of public, performer and staff health & safety.
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Lady Glenconner’s entire life has been intertwined with the British royal family’s. Maid of honour at the Queen Elizabeth II’s Coronation and lifelong friend and lady in waiting to Princess Margaret, her extraordinary new memoir offers a unique and unparalleled insight into life in the glare of the royal spotlight. An instant Sunday Times bestseller, Lady in Waiting reveals the truth behind Netflix's The Crown as well as the drama, heart-breaking tragedy and courage of Lady Glenconner's own life.
From brothels and barons, and engagements and exile, to growing up with the princesses and meeting her husband Lord Glenconner - with whom she turned Mustique into a paradise for the rich and famous (including music royalty like Mick Jagger and David Bowie!) - Lady Glenconner's astonishing memoir tells a tale of remarkable highs and lows, and lifts the petticoats on a world off limits.
Taking the nation by storm, her story captures a generation, a social class, and a first-hand view of royal life. Warm, witty and riotously entertaining – but also moving and courageous – Anne Glenconner offers an unparalleled insight, shedding light on the volatility that lies beneath the glitter. Her words could not come at a more relevant moment.
Live on stage in Australia and New Zealand in May and June 2020, don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear Lady Glenconner share royal anecdotes in conversation with some very special guest interviewers.
Copies of Lady in Waiting will be available for purchase at this event.
‘Lady Glenconner's life story is a combination of royal magic, personal tragedy and resilient survival. With humour, courage and preternatural poise, she at last tells the story of her uniquely fascinating life’ - TINA BROWN
‘Remarkable… If your jaw doesn’t drop at least three times every chapter, you’ve not been paying proper attention’ - THE SUNDAY TIMES
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