​​​​​Queen Elizabeth II

​A lecture (not a portrayal) about the life of Britain's longest serving monarch

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Bringing History

                        to life...

Leslie Goddard

2017 Commemorations

​​​​​Louisa May Alcott

​Newly updated and revised portrayal of the author of Little Women

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150th anniversary

  -- Publication of Little Women in 1868 [Program: Louisa May Alcott portrayal]

PLEASE NOTE: The calendar for October 2017 is completely booked and I am no longer able to accept bookings for that month

Visit the Portrayals page HERE for brand-new portrayals of Louisa May Alcott and Georgia O'Keeffe

Latest Programs

80th anniversary
   -- Amelia Earhart disappears over the Pacific Ocean on July 2, 1937 [Program: Amelia Earhart portrayal)]
100th anniversary
    -- Alice Paul organizes the first White House picketing demonstrations [Program: Alice Paul portrayal]
    -- Queen Elizabeth II’s family formally becomes the House of Windsor [Program: Queen Elizabeth II lecture]

180th anniversary
   -- Victoria, at age 18, became Queen of England on June 20th, 1837, succeeding her uncle William IV [Program: Queen Victoria lecture]

imagine having a talk with someone from the past ...


Imagine having a conversation with a celebrated First Lady, a survivor of the Titanic disaster, or an aviation pioneer. Or delving deep into the story of a renowned department store or legendary film.

I give voice to stories from the past. As entertaining as they are educational, these programs bring history alive in a fun, inspiring and educational way.

It's my life's work to bring memorable women from the past alive and to tell historical stories so that lessons from the past are more meaningful and powerful.

Think History's Boring? Think again

2018 Commemorations

​​​​​Hamilton's Women

​Meet the wife of Alexander Hamilton and her sisters Angelica and Peggy