Dora Bryan – Miss Showbusiness – A Celebration!

DORA BRYAN EXHBITION PORTRAITStar of stage, film, TV and radio Dora Bryan OBE now 91 years young has been acting since she was 12 and remains one of the nations best loved actresses. In 1962 she won the British Film Academy Award for her performance in the film A Taste of Honey. More recently she appeared in the BBC’s Last of the Summer Wine and Absolutely Fabulous. Drawing on Dora Bryan’s personal archive and told in her own words we are pleased to be able to present a fascinating retrospective of her illustrious career.

Opens September 14th 2013
Runs till April 2015
Open: Mon to Fri 10.30am to 4.30pm, Sat 10.30am to 4.30pm, Sun 1.30pm to 4.30pm. Closed Wed. Admission Free

The Grange tel: 01273 301004

For more in-depth information on Dora along with audio and video please see our dedicated Dora Bryan page.

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3 comments on “Dora Bryan – Miss Showbusiness – A Celebration!
  1. william alexander says:

    I fondly remember Dora Bryan as Mrs Purdy, the tea lady, in the radio adaptation of Bristow with Michael Williams. She made the character very amusing and had some great lines with Michael Williams and Rodney Bewes as Jones. Fortunately the series is still repeated on BBC digital radio and should entertain future generations.

  2. Pat Toner says:

    Dora and her Husband were lovely people. My Husband and I used to have weekly sessions in her hydrotherapy pool and Dora always made us very welcome with a cup of tea.
    It was lovely to see her on South East Today at the new exhibition in Rottingdean our very best wishes go to her.

  3. As Chairman of Brighton Theatre Group of which Dora is President, I echo the sentiments of others who know her. Dora has attended so many of our productions with me and has always been gracious and encouraging to the cast – she is after all the boss. Congratulations on a wonderful life celebration that she herself was able to enjoy.

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