Fashion and Fiction: Joanna Trollope

Joanna Trollope OBE is one of the UK’s most prolific and popular authors. She has written eighteen bestselling novels, from A Village Affair to The Rector’s Wife (both televised) and more recently The Soldier’s Wife and Balancing Act.

She also writes novels as ‘Caroline Harvey’ and, to the delight of all Austen fans, she wrote a modern-day version of Sense and Sensibility in the voice off Jane Austen. Join Joanna Trollope in discussion about fashion in the fiction, letters and life of Jane Austen. How does Jane’s approach to fashion differ from Joanna’s in her fiction? Hosted by Rosie Goldsmith as part of her Fashion and Fiction series.

Tue 8 March 2016 18:30 – 19:30

The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre, Victoria and Albert Museum

Tickets £10 (£7 concession). Book online or via the bookings office +44 (0)20 7942 2211, 9.00-17.30, Monday – Friday (closed Bank Holidays).

This is the fourth Fashion & Fiction event, after the first one with Margaret Atwood, the second with Linda Grant and the third one with Jung Chang. Photos from the evenings with Margaret Atwood, Linda Grant and Jung Chang can be found on Flickr. All evenings were filmed by London Video Stories, and the films are available on YouTube (Margaret Atwood; Linda Grant; Jung Chang).

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