Virginia McKenna (as Violette Szabo) in a poster for Carve Her Name with Pride (1958)

Carve Her Name With Pride outdoor film screening at Brookwood Cemetary

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The Commonwealth War Graves Foundation presents an open-air screening at Brookwood Military Cemetery of the 1958 war film, Carve Her Name With Pride

On Saturday, 30th September, the Commonwealth War Graves Foundation will present an open-air screening of Carve Her Name With Pride, the inspiring true life story of Violette Szabo GC.

Set against Violette Szabo’s memorial at Brookwood Military Cemetary, the screening will include an audience with Szabo’s daughter, Tania, and the film’s star, Virginia McKenna.

Here’s the running order:

  • 17.00 Gates open to the Public
  • 17.45 Welcome and introduction by Sally Andreou, CWGC Director of Public Engagement and Development
  • 17.50 Presentation by Tania Szabo
  • 18.10 Q&A with Tania Szabo
  • 18.20 Break (Refreshments and opportunity to view Mark Yeats’s artefacts)
  • 18.45 Virginia McKenna – A talk about the making of the film followed by Q&A
  • 19.00 Screening of the film
  • 21.00 Film ends – guests depart

Tickets available from Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/carve-her-name-with-pride-film-screening-tickets-36950395628