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Jun 24, 2016

Sarah Siddons' real-life drama

Sarah Siddons, born in Brecon in 1755, became Britain's leading tragic actress, but her youthful romance with William Siddons was almost as dramatic as ...

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Posted by: RhodriC

the plays in which she acted. Her parents disapproved of the match, prompting William, himself an actor, to read an appeal on the subject to the audience during a show in Brecon! The ploy failed, and Sarah was packed off to work as a maid in England. For more of her story, use your smartphone to scan the HistoryPoints QR codes in the front window of her birthplace, the Sarah Siddons Inn. Or click here