Georgina Lock is a scriptwriter, film-maker,
actress and independent scholar of theatre history, based in Suffolk and Spain.
Georgina writes and performs solo shows about historical women who overcame restrictions of gender to control their own destinies. Under-represented heroines, who made a difference to the lives of others, include Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (see Lady in a Veil) and one of many unknown anchoresses who chose, and were chosen to pray for their communities and live in lone austerity (see The Walled-Up Woman). On 6th October 2023, Georgina premiered Hannah Snell, the Female Soldier 1750 at the Army Museum in York. Hannah Snell disguised herself as a marine, fought in India and survived to perform on the London Stage. Georgina will also perform as Hannah at Gainsborough House, Sudbury, Suffolk on 10th January 2024 at 5pm. Tickets from Gainsborough House.
"A riveting performance. Our members were enthralled."
Sue Ollier, Secretary of Richard III Society (on The Walled Up Woman).
Georgina holds a PhD in Creative Writing (2016).
Until 2017 she was a Senior Lecturer at Nottingham Trent University.
She has acted as external examiner on BA and PhD programmes in the UK,
as well as on university validation panels in Singapore. and reviews for the Journal of Restoration and Eighteenth Century Theatre Research.
You can read more about her here.
Georgina is happy to receive commissions for writing and performance,
as well as ideas for collaborative projects, based around her interests and expertise.
She can be contacted here.
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