LGBT PRIDE MONTH EVENTS: Enjoy a free online talk on The Loves of Oscar Wilde

One of the upcoming online talks from the ever-engrossing National Archives is of interest to theatre lovers. And even better, it’s free!

“I can resist everything except temptation”.

On Fri, 4 Jun at 2.00pm BST, join award-winning author and Wilde biographer Neil McKenna as he explores the many loves of Oscar Wilde. Neil will examine Wilde’s marriage and love affairs, as well as his relationship with his artistic muse and lover, Lord Alfred ‘Bosie’ Douglas, and the relationships between his loves and his writings.

Neil McKenna is an award-winning journalist and author of the acclaimed biography The Secret Life of Oscar Wilde. He was shortlisted for Writer of the Year at the Stonewall Awards 2013; and his book Fanny and Stella was shortlisted for the 2013 Green Carnation Prize.

The talk lasts approximately 30-40 minutes and is followed by a 15 minute Q&A.

You can book tickets , which are free, here

Further supporting information about the presentation:

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