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Edinburgh Fringe 2022 - Mrs Roosevelt Flies to London

Edinburgh Fringe 2022 - Mrs Roosevelt Flies to LondonAlison Skilbeck as Eleanor Roosevelt ,in costume, visits places that First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt visited in Scotland 80 years ago.Alison Skilbeck's critically acclaimed one-woman show, and 2016 sell-out Edinburgh Fringe hit, reveals the public and private life of one of the most extraordinary women of the 20th Century, Eleanor Roosevelt, from her daring trip to wartime Britain in 1942 to her unconventional partnership with President Roosevelt.Granted special permission to use Eleanor's diary and daily newspaper columns, this is the story of a passionate humanitarian, a woman beset by deep personal insecurities and tragedy, but one who never lost her passionate belief in the strength of the human spirit.2022 is the 80th anniversary of Eleanor Roosevelt’s trip to Britain (1942) and also the 60th anniversary of her death in 1962 during the Cuban Missile Crises.Venue: Assembly George Square Studios - Studio FiveTimes: 10.25 (75min)Dates: Thursday 4 August – Monday 29 August 2022 Show details : https://assemblyfestival.com/whats-on/mrs-roosevelt-flies-to-london
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