Directed by acclaimed theatre maker Sally Cookson, Phoebe Thomas reprises the leading role for the touring production, which sees Hetty escape from the Foundling Hospital
and the terrifying Matron Stinking Bottomly, and encounter a world of adventure including Tanglefields Travelling Circus and the scary streets of Victorian London in her quest to find her real mother and a true family of her own.
In a typical year, more than two thirds of the infants taken in by the city's Foundling Hospital
died from disease of one sort or another.
In this show, Amanda Vickery explores historic artefacts and documents from the Foundling Hospital
Phoebe Thomas (top) plays the red-haired girl, who escapes the Foundling Hospital
and runs away with the circus in her search for her real mother.
Tom was one of around 600 boys who lived in residential care at the Foundling Hospital
school in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, during the late 1940s and 50s.
But when Tom MacKenzie finally met the mother who had given him over to the Foundling Hospital
, he never felt even a second of anger against her.
com)-- New York Foundling Hospital
puts patients first, and part of making sure its patients are able to get the best care is to prioritize patient and staff safety.
Hanbury Williams then recorded their heated exchange in rhyming couplets, published as the first poem in The Foundling Hospital
for Wit (6 volumes, 1743-1749), which renders the actress lambasting the author thus:
Hetty is a Foundling Hospital
girl and was given her name when she was left there as a baby by her mother.
It tells the story of a Victorian-era character, Hetty Feather, a Foundling Hospital
girl, given her name when she was left there as a baby by her mother.
Composed in London in 1741 and premiered in Dublin on April 13, 1742, it was repeatedly revised by Handel, reaching its most familiar version in a performance to benefit the Foundling Hospital
The exhibition enhances the Foundling Museum's permanent social history displays as well as the rooms dedicated to Handel and William Hogarth, two patrons of the Foundling Hospital
Author Marthe Jocelyn's grandfather was raised in the Foundling Hospital
in London, England, a place Jocelyn has already explored in her non-fiction book, A Home for Foundlings.
Primarily dependent on city funds, the Foundling Hospital
and Asylum's budget from the city never dipped below $250,000 annually through 1920 and at times neared $500,000.
The abandoned son of an explorer, Cirrus Flux is left to grow up at a London foundling hospital