My blog has quite a lot of posts about Samuel West (Julius Caesar, On Chesil Beach and Darkest Hour) and Charles Edwards (My Fair Lady Australian tour and Henry IX).

Thursday, 22 July 2010

Samuel West. Arts funding. Belarus. Comedy of Errors opening night. Radio - Faust. Radio - With Great Pleasure. Television - Random Quest. Equity.

  • A marvellous article by Sam in the Evening Standard about arts funding (via his Twitter, @exitthelemming) [link]

  • Internet censorship in Belarus
    • An open letter to David Cameron - as well as Sam, signatories included Sir Tom Stoppard, Howard Brenton, Caryl Churchill, and Laura Wade [link]
    • A protest at the Belarussian embassy took place on 1 July
  • Sam attended the opening night for The Comedy of Errors at the Open Air Theatre on 29 June [link]

  • BBC Radio
    • Faust (starring Sam, Toby Jones and Anna Maxwell Martin) press release [link]
    • Sam and Harriet Walter are the readers for an upcoming episode of With Great Pleasure. Readings have been chosen by Joan Bakewell. [link]

  • Random Quest will be screened at the BFI 14 and 20 August [link]

  • Sam has been elected to the Equity General Council (via The Stage) [link]

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