Tickets £10. "Alison Light and Celia Robertson.
Chaired by Giles Waterfield.
Alison Light’s Mrs Woolf and the Servants aired Bloomsbury’s dirty laundry in public and retrieved the lives of women who had been relegated to the margins of history. In Who Was Sophie? Celia Robertson tells the story of her grandmother’s journey from Joan Adeney Easdale, child protégée and Hogarth Press poet, to anonymous bag lady. Alison Light, whose grandmother was in service, is a cultural historian; Celia Robertson worked as an actress. They discuss the complex truths revealed by their assiduous sleuthing with novelist Giles Waterfield, curator of the NPG Below Stairs exhibition." (christiguc)