In Search of the Real Leonard Woolf

Henry Goodman, Victoria Glendinning

25/02/2007 4:00 pm

Victoria Glendinning spoke to Anne Sebba about Leonard Woolf, exploring his career as a writer, novelist and political thinker, his devotion to his wife Virginia and his complicated relationship with his Jewishness. Henry Goodman read passages from Woolf’s fiction and non fiction, some of it unpublished today.

Henry Goodman

Henry Goodman is a multi-award-winning actor, twice recipient of the Laurence Olivier award and winner of the London Critics’ Circle Award. He has recently starred in Trevor Nunn’s Volpone.

Victoria Glendinning

Victoria Glendinning is a critic, broadcaster, novelist and award-winning biographer (the latest, Leonard Woolf). She is President of English PEN.

Anne Sebba

Anne Sebba is a biographer, lecturer, radio presenter and former Reuters' foreign correspondent. She has written nine critically acclaimed books, most recently Les Parisiennes.