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  1. Jul 21, 2017 · Famous Shakespearean actress Ellen Terry (1847-1928) took the liberty of correcting certain biographical errors in a book about her friend Henry Irving.

  2. Apr 1, 2024 · On December 29th, 1888, John Singer Sargent went to the Lyceum Theatre in London to watch the premiere of Shakespeare’s Macbeth starring Henry Irving and Ellen Terry. He was blown away by Terry’s performance and was determined to paint her in costume. Read the story of Sargent’s masterpiece.

  3. britishheritage.com › ellen-terry-augustseptember-97-british-heritage-featureEllen Terry | British Heritage

    May 15, 2017 · One of the greatest Shakespearean actresses to ever grace the British stage, Ellen Terry's flamboyant life and vibrant personality are revealed in a tour of the 16th-century house where she spent her last 30 years.

  4. The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica. Below is the article summary. For the full article, see Ellen Terry . Ellen Terry, (born Feb. 27, 1847, Coventry, Warwickshire, Eng.—died July 21, 1928, Small Hythe, Kent), English actress. Born into a family of actors, she made her stage debut at age nine.

  5. Ellen Terry. Actress: Pillars of Society. Legendary British stage actress who made a few silent film appearances. The daughter of strolling players, she was born in Coventry into an almost exclusively theatrical family. Her grandparents were actors, as were all six of her siblings.

  6. Dame Alice Ellen Terry (27 February 1847 – 21 July 1928) was a leading English actress of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Born into a family of actors, Terry began performing as a child, acting in Shakespeare plays in London, and toured throughout the British provinces in her teens.

  7. Mar 4, 2020 · Costumes worn by Ellen Terry in one of her greatest roles are displayed together for the first time. Photograph: David Brunetti/NT Images. Lumley was speaking as the new patron of the Barn Theatre ...

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