Alison Weir in conversation

Queens: Art and image

Friday 16 March, 6.30–7.30pm

Sainsbury Wing Theatre

Alison Weir

£16/£15 conc./£14 Members and Patrons

Novelist Alison Weir discusses the depiction of Queens in art, focusing on the development of royal portraiture, from Empress Matilda to Queen Elizabeth II.


Alison Weir is the New York Times bestselling author of numerous historical biographies, including 'The Lost Tudor Princess'; 'Elizabeth of York'; 'Mary Boleyn'; 'The Lady in the Tower'; 'Mistress of the Monarchy'; 'Henry VIII'; 'Eleanor of Aquitaine'; 'The Life of Elizabeth I'; and 'The Six Wives of Henry VIII', and novels such as, 'Anne Boleyn: A King’s Obsession'; 'Katherine of Aragon: The True Queen'; 'The Marriage Game'; 'A Dangerous Inheritance'; 'Captive Queen'; 'The Lady Elizabeth'; and 'Innocent Traitor'. She lives in Surrey, England, with her husband.

Image above: Alison Weir © Miklos Csepely-Knorr