I Shall Be Remembered - The Story of Madame de Pompadour
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The beautiful and talented mistress of King Louis XV, fought numerous enemies at Versailles to maintain her position of influence and power. As a child, a fortune teller predicted that she would one day win the heart of a king; see how this prediction became reality. Discover how the colossal extravagance of Pompadour nearly bankrupted a nation and learn why we speak English not French. The real-life love story of a King and a commoner, enduring personal tragedy and the events that led up to the French Revolution. www.venue150.com. All ages.
Elaine Montgomerie / Heritage Productions.
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I Shall be Remembered – The Story of Madame de Pompadour14 Aug 2012
All that glitters is not gold in one-dimensional take on a fascinating figure
The stage at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre has been dipped in gold. Glittering trinkets lie on gold-rimmed furniture and gold-framed paintings line the walls. This is the 18th century court of King Louis XV and the domain of his savvy…
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