The Gainsborough Girls

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The Gainsborough Girls

A little known play created by the fashion designer and photographer Cecil Beaton is about to be performed in the capital for the first time in 60 years.

The Gainsborough Girls tells the story of the Painter Thomas Gainsborough's two daughters, and their entry into high society during 18th century London.

David Taylor has directed the play for the Tower Theater, and Amanda Waggott is among the cast, they've been speaking to James Dickman.
 

The Gainsborough girls runs at the Tower Theatre until the 11th of May.

 

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