Anna Pasternak: Lara – The Untold Love Story and Inspiration Behind Doctor Zhivago

Sat 15 Oct
18:30 - 19:30
The Electric Theatre
£10, £9 concessions or book Film & Talk (20:00) for £18, £16.20 concession


The heart-breaking story of the passionate love affair between Boris Pasternak, and Olga Ivinskaya, the woman who inspired Lara in his classic novel, Doctor Zhivago, as told by the author’s great-niece. Drawing on archival and family sources Anna reveals the true extent of their relationship. The talk will be followed by a screening of David Lean’s epic film of Doctor Zhivago, starring Omar Sharif and Julie Christie.