Becoming Queen Elizabeth II

Posted: July 11, 2019


In this historical portrayal, historian Leslie Goddard explores the life of Britain’s famous monarch Queen Elizabeth II.

See the likeness of the Queen and learn about her life, from her childhood, the abdication of her uncle, her marriage to a navy officer named Philip, her World War II service, and her struggle to balance her roles as queen and mother.

Get to know the woman behind the images, her sense of humor and savvy intelligence with which she meets her demanding obligations at Farm Bureau’s Prime Timers program on Monday, Sept. 9.

Leslie Goddard, Ph.D. from Northwestern, is an award-winning actress and scholar who has been portraying famous women and presenting history lectures for more than ten years. She currently is a historical interpreter, author and public speaker.

Prime Timers are welcome to register for this program and luncheon by contacting the Farm Bureau office by Tuesday, Sept. 3. Lunch fee is $7, payable in advance.