Professor John Mullan opening Emma 200
In the 200 years since Jane Austen’s classic, Emma, was published in December 1815, it has become one of the best loved novels of all time. To celebrate the bi-centenary of its publication the Friends of Brunswick Square, presents Emma 200, a weekend mini-festival in the leafy surroundings of Brunswick Square. Austen scholar Professor John Mullan from KQ partner, UCL, will be opening the festival on Thursday 10th September with a talk on ‘Emma and Jane Austen’s London’.
From a screening of the 1996 film starring Gwyneth Paltrow a staged reading of a theatrical adaptation, to period music and dancing, modern improv group Austentatious, and a free Saturday of family activities and entertainment, Emma 200 has a varied programme for all.
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