Lily Cole is an environmental activist, model, actress and filmmaker. She holds an MA in history of art from the University of Cambridge, was an affiliate at The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, and was awarded an honorary Doctor of Letters by the University of Glasgow, for her contribution to humanitarian and environmental causes through social businesses. Lily has spoken at Davos, Google's Zeitgeist conference and Wired. She regularly writes for media including the Guardian, Huffington Post, Vogue and Financial Times. Lily has directed multiple short documentaries. Lily was the Brontë Parsonage Museum's creative partner for 2018, for whom she made her first fiction film.
Lily Cole stars as Helen of Troy, ‘the face that launched a thousand ships’, in Simon Armitage’s vivid, visceral adaptation of Homer’s Iliad and Virgil’s Aeneid
For ten years, the Greeks have been laying siege to Troy to win back their abduct...[SEE MORE]