The seventh person in our series of introductions to performers taking part in International Poetry ReIncarnation at the Roundhouse in Camden on 30th May 2015 is the electrifying Eleanor Bron.
Eleanor Bron is a writer and actress. Her career started in satire in the 1960’s, working in Peter Cook’s Establishment nightclub, alongside John Bird and John Fortune, and continued in both comedy and drama, in theatre, television and radio. Roles she has played include Hedda Gabler, Pegeen Mike, Hermione Hushabye, Jean Brodie, Mme Dubonnet and the Duchess of Malfi. Her TV work has ranged from Absolutely Fabulous to Play for Today, including A month in the Country and Jehane Markham’s Nina.
Among her films are Help; Bedazzled; Two for the Road, Women In Love, the House of Mirth, The Heart of Me, & A Little Princess. She has written two books of memoir, a novel, verses for Saint-Säens’ Carnival of the Animals, a song-cycle (with John Dankworth); and co-written several comedy series for television. She is currently working on a series of short plays in verse.
Get your tickets for the evening’s star-laden performance here: The International Poetry ReIncarnation