National Gallery Calling
A tourist considers Georges Seurat’s 1884 work, ‘Bathers at Asnières’, Spring 2016
Last week the world lost one of its finest actors: the magnificent Sir John Hurt.
In 1980 John took on one of his most challenging roles- that of Joseph Merrick; aka the ‘Elephant Man‘, the tragic figure who became synonymous with late Victorian London.
Sensitive, moving and dignified, Sir John Hurt did Joseph’s legacy proud.
To read about the places in London connected with the real life Joseph Merrick, please click here.