Special Collections

Film Screening - Mary Shelley (2017)

A romance based on the relationship of Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin (Elle Fanning) and the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley (Douglas Booth). When the couple leave England with Mary’s sister Claire to stay at Lord Byron’s villa near Geneva, Mary is inspired to write one of the most important novels of the nineteenth century, Frankenstein.

The film will be introduced by Dr Charlotte May.

Part of the Romantic Facts and Fantasies exhibition programme.

Rated 12A
Duration 2 hours