About the Show/Event
Information for A Conversation with Dame Julie Andrews at Southbank Centre, West End (Talk). In a UK-exclusive event, the beloved and much-honoured star of stage and screen Dame Julie Andrews appears in conversation with acclaimed actor Alex Jennings. Join them to celebrate the publication of Andrews' highly anticipated memoir Home Work: A Memoir of My Hollywood Years. With her trademark honesty and lively wit, Andrews reflects on her extraordinary career, chronicling the experiences and the stage and film roles that have garnered her multiple awards and a very special place in the nation's heart. Andrews takes the audience on an intimate journey spanning more than half a century, looking back on her iconic performance as Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady on Broadway, her feature film debut as the magical Mary Poppins and her unforgettable portrayal of Maria Von Trapp in The Sound of Music. She also discusses more recent roles, including Queen Clarisse Renaldi in The Princess Diaries films, Marlena in the hugely successful Despicable Me and Minion franchises and Queen Lillian in the blockbuster Shrek franchise.
Performers Julie Andrews, Alex Jennings.