Hannah Rothschild is a critically acclaimed writer and filmmaker, and currently serves as the Chair of the National Gallery, the first woman ever to do so.
Her biography, The Baroness, about her great-aunt Baroness Nica de Koenigswarter, one of the most extraordinary and unorthodox patrons of 20th-century jazz culture was published in the UK, USA and seven other territories. Her first novel, The Improbability of Love, went on to win the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction as well as being shortlisted for the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction.
Her features and interviews appear in W, Vanity Fair, The Telegraph, The Times, The New York Times, The Spectator, British and American Vogue. Her documentaries have been shown on the BBC, HBO and at film festivals including Telluride, the London Film Festival and Sheffield.
She is the co-founder of the Artist on Film trust and a trustee of Tate and Waddesdon Manor.
This event is part of the Prudential Series of talks by exceptional people with extraordinary lives.