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Leslie Smith as Nell Gwyn

‘Pretty, witty Nell’


TUESDAY 10th MAY 2011 at 7.30pm

An event staged by Kenilworth & District SI as part of the Kenilworth Festival, 2011.

Nell Gwynn was the mistress of Charles II and for many that is all she is known for – other than for selling oranges! The real Nell Gwynn was a victory for English womanhood, showing great courage and against all the odds she became a star of the London stage and beloved of the King of England.

Nell Gwynn was recreated by acclaimed historian and TV celebrity, Lesley Smith.