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Madame Tussaud: A Legend in Wax

The story of the woman behind the worldwide waxworks empire, who travelled from France to England where she overcame the odds to establish her remarkable and enduring brand.

The remarkable true story of the woman behind the worldwide waxworks empire, Madame Tussaud.

In an astonishing life that spanned both the French and Industrial revolutions, this single mother and entrepreneur travelled across the Channel to England, where she overcame the odds to establish her remarkable and enduring brand. Determined to leave an account of who she was and the times she lived through, her memoirs, letters and papers offer a unique insight into the creation of the extraordinary empire which bears her name.

1 hour

On TV

Next Thursday 21:00

Credits

Role Contributor
Director Alain Brunard
Director Nina Barbier
Producer Stephane Milliere
Producer Virginie Guibbaud
Production Company Gedeon Programmes
Production Company Arte France

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