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The 1953 film of Little Boy Lost (PB No. 28) starring Bing Crosby will be shown on Tuesday July 19th at 4.30 with a cream tea being served beforehand at 4 o’clock.

The biographer and historian Anne Sebba will give a talk at a Lunch from 12.30–2.30 on Tuesday September 13th about her new book Les Parisiennes: How the Women of Paris Lived, Loved and Died in the 1940s, with particular reference to Jacqueline Mesnil-Amar and Maman, What Are We Called Now? (PB No.115). THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT

Jonathan Smith, who wrote Wilfred and Eileen, PB No. 107, has recently written a book about Churchill and this was filmed by ITV as Churchill’s Secret starring Michael Gambon, Lindsay Duncan and Romola Garai. On Tuesday October 4th, after a cream tea at 4 o’clock, Jonathan will introduce the film and answer questions afterwards.

A reminder: the Persephone Book Group is on the first Wednesday of the month at 6.30. Madeira and bread and cheese are served. On September 7th Lydia Fellgett will lead a discussion about Few Eggs and No Oranges by Vere Hodgson.

 All events cost £20 except the free Queen’s Birthday event and the Book Group, which is £10.

Find out more about past Persephone Events.

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