Jane Austen was not impressed with the French Street Theatre, even though it hosted the top actors and performers of the 18th century including the Keans and the Kembles. Find out more about the theatre in Southampton and the lodging house next door.
One of a programme of talks put together for The Stinking Fish of Southampton Jane Austen Festival, hosted in the Georgian Room of Tudor House.
Each talk lasts approximately 30 minutes throughout the day from 11.15am - 3.30pm, places are limited and are on a first come first served basis. All the talks have a link to Jane Austen's time in Southampton.
Entry to Tudor House is free on the 30th September.
11.15 Georgian Ladies of Tudor House
12.00 Jane's School Days
12.45 Sarah Siddons, Southampton Resident, Contemporary of Jane Austen and famous actress
1.30 The French Street Theatre
2.15 The Marquis of Lansdowne
3.00 Putrid Throat and Things Medical