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My blog has quite a lot of posts about Samuel West (On Chesil Beach and Darkest Hour) and Charles Edwards (My Fair Lady Australian tour and The Halcyon).
I have also written some posts about diversity in the entertainment industry.

Tuesday, 25 June 2013

Samuel West - radio broadcasts this week, various videos, Nocturne and Shakespeare Beyond English


(screencaps from "Handyman Blues")

Sam will be on the radio twice this week. He narrates Henry V by Walton in The Home Front on BBC Radio 3, 25 June (via @BBCCO).
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes "The Boscombe Valley Mystery" will be repeated 28 June on BBC Radio 4 Extra.

Shakespeare Beyond English will be available in August. Sam has written a chapter about Richard II (click here for an excerpt).
AudioGo has posted a sample from For Your Eyes Only on Audioboo (via @AudioGO_UK). The audiobook will be released in September.
Sam will return to the Purbeck Chamber Music Festival in October.
Juliet Stevenson and Sam are the readers for a performance of Nocturne at Temple Church on 2 December. Booking opens 5 July (via Lucy Parham).

He appears in the music video for "Handyman Blues" by Billy Bragg (via his Twitter, @exitthelemming). Johnny Vegas, who also appears in the video, shared a picture from filming on Twitter.
Sam reads from Charles Turner's diary in The Show Must Go On, a documentary about the London Symphony Orchestra on tour.
The Writers' Centre Norwich posted a video of Sjón and Sam from Tove Jansson: Between Light and Dark. @bejanmatur and @WCNchris shared pictures from the event on Twitter.

In mid-June, Sam played God in two performances of Noye's Fludde by Britten in Harrogate (Harrogate Advertiser).
Sam's "Pieces of Me" - his musical influences - were featured on Sinfini Music in early June.
On 29 May, Sam did some readings for Writing Revolution, a panel discussion at The Mosaic Rooms.

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