Mary Carroll

Mary Carroll

Regional Qualification(s):

London

Language(s):

English

Phone Number(s):

020-8888-1233, 07969-798131

Email:

maryccarroll@blueyonder.co.uk

Introduction:

Actress, teacher, guide and mad about London! As the song goes "let me take you by the hand and lead you through the streets of London" - I'll tell you stories and show you places that you will never forget from the crown jewels to instruments of torture and everything in between.
I teach at City University running courses on Performing Arts in London (Theatre, Ballet, Opera and of course Shakespeare) and Historic London - so am used to teaching students from America and all over the world.
I enjoy working with individuals, small groups and private coach tours.
Whether it is your first time to London or you are a seasoned visitor I can help you explore the well-known sites and the hidden secrets of this glorious City.

Personal Interests:

Shakespeare, History of theatre and the Performing
Arts, Dance, Actors and Actresses, literature,
Art Galleries and Museums, Royal Palaces,
Architecture and Cinema, Fashion, food and drink

Special Interests:

Walking Tours

City of London, `Westminster, Southwark, Spitalfields, Soho, The South Bank,Westminster, Heart of Theatreland, Covent Garden, Clerkenwell, Islington, Canary Wharf, Bloomsbury, Hampstead, Along the River, Around Trafalgar Square, Royal London, Dedicated Follower of Fashion, legal London, Literary London, and themed and tailor-made walks to suit your interests.

Theatre

London has been famous for its theatres from the time of Shakespeare onwards. Discover the history of the South Bank which was Shakespeare's stomping ground and how the heart of Theatre land changed to the Covent Garden and West-End areas in the 1660’s.

Castles & Palaces

Explore some of the palaces and castles that are in and around London - William the Conqueror's Tower of London and Windsor Castle, Henry VIII's Hampton Court and St James's Palace and Queen Victoria's Buckingham Palace –still home to the monarch.

Art/Paintings & Sculpture

Art Galleries in London are mostly free and have exceptional collections. A tour in the National Gallery is a walk through the history of art with paintings by Masaccio, Botticelli, Uccello, Leonardo, Raphael, Michelangelo, Rembrandt, Velasquez,Vermeer, Manet, Turner, Constable, Monet, Renoir, Van Gogh and many more.
Tate Britain displays art and sculpture from Britain right up until today and the Tate Modern shows The modern Movements and modern artists from all over the world.
The National Portrait Gallery contains portraits of historical and modern Britains who have influenced our culture.
All of these galleries have free entry.

Endorsements:

City of London, 2012 Venues

Additional Qualifications:

BA Hons English and American Studies, PGCE -Drama,

Driver Guide:

No