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Mira Bibbero Johnson. Family, Philanthropy, Fashion: A Biography of Hull’s Actress-Entertainer
In 1840 a small Jewish family escaped from Prussia settling in Kingston Upon Hull.
100 years later their great-granddaughter Mira Bibbero Johnson was one of the most famous actresses in England carrying on the family tradition of charitable work in Yorkshire’s caring city of Hull.
Starting with the story of her famous great-uncle Marcus and her grandfather Barnett, Mira Johnson’s biography charts her electrifying career.
Carrie Henderson leads you through the Wireless Age to BBC Television, theater and stage school from Victorian Britain to the end of World War II.
Told against the historic backdrop of the city, theater, radio and film it’s an 100 year romp with all the twists and turns you’d expect from the life story of one of Hull’s most characterful and creative pioneers.
The House of Mirelle 1938-1978: Hull’s Famous Fashion House
This is the first and definitive book about Hull’s famous fashion house.
Telling the story from pre-war to closure it includes the voices of those who knew, worked and shopped at Mirelle illustrated with items from the House of Mirelle archive.
The House of Mirelle book is being written by researcher and non-fiction writer Carrie Henderson.