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Mrs Roosevelt Flies To London

Mrs Roosevelt Flies To London

Written & performed by Alison Skilbeck
Directed by Lucy Skilbeck


In October 1942, Eleanor Roosevelt, wife of the President, takes a dangerous trip to wartime London, to visit US troops, and see how the British women are coping.

Nominated for a Best Female Performance Offie Award for her performance, and granted special permission from the Roosevelt Estate to use Eleanor's writings, Alison Skilbeck's one-woman show explores the public and hidden life of one of the most extraordinary women of the 20th century.

Mrs Roosevelt Flies to London had a near sold out 2016 tour and Edinburgh Fringe run at Assembly.

“...a captivating performance” ***** - Irish Mail on Sunday

“...she gives us a magnificent, intellectually aware, passionate campaigner...” ***** - Irish Sunday Independent

always a moving and bravura performance” - The Guardian

Outstanding Show! You will leave smiling – and feeling that you have just had a private audience with an extraordinary woman.” - Fringe Review

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