Talking heads talks

The Duke of Buckingham and his family

Listen to a few of our volunteers sharing their love and knowledge of their favourite portraits.

From royalty, to poetry and diplomacy, discover more about these characters whose lives  encompassed these worlds.  There are daily talks from volunteers on selected portraits in the Long Gallery. You can find out more about the people and what their portraits are telling us about their lives.

Listen and see a selection of talks by our volunteers. who will introduce you to some of the key people of the time.  Find out more about their fascinating lives and about the hidden messages contained within  their portarits.

Talking Heads - National Portrait Gallery Introduction

Talking Heads - Henry VIII

Talking Heads - Lucy Hartington

Talking Heads - Edward Hoby

Talking Heades - Anne of Denmark

Talking Heads - Thomas Wyatt