Hedy Lamarr, glamorous siren of the silver screen, was more than the most beautiful woman in the world. She invented Frequency Hopping and Spread Spectrum Technology that make the world of wireless communication tick.
‘Hedy – The Life and Inventions of Hedy Lamarr’ is a
true story of Hollywood glamour icon and scientific genius. From Austria to
Hollywood, WWII, torpedoes, ecstasy, and intrigue to the very cell phone in
your pocket, she was there!
Written and performed by Heather Massie, it has been
described as ‘captivating; by The Huffington Post, ‘fascinating’ by The Belfast
Times and ‘highly entertaining’ by Splash Magazine.
In performing this highly acclaimed piece, Heather
Massie says that in doing so, her mission is to inspire audiences to
find ways each day to make the world a better place, to encourage young women
in endeavours of science and technology and to establish Hedy Lamarr as a
role model for intelligence and ingenuity.
‘Hedy – The Life and Inventions of Hedy Lamarr’ comes to The
Village Arts Centre on Thursday, February 7.