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).

Sunday, 8 June 2014

Samuel West - readings incl. Borders Book Festival, Just So Science, Nocturne

Next Friday, Sam will speak about the 50p for Culture campaign and the Arts Index at the CLOA Annual General Meeting.

Sam will perform at the Borders Book Festival next Sunday. He will play the title role in a reading of Waverley by Sir Walter Scott. Click here for tickets.

He continues to provide readings for Just So Science. The second series begins on BBC Radio 4 on 23 June. Series 1 was broadcast in January 2013.

Sam will direct the readings at this year's Forward Prizes for Poetry. Booking is open for the ceremony, which will take place at the Queen Elizabeth Hall on 30 September.

Juliet Stevenson, Lucy Parham and Sam will perform Nocturne at the Octagon Theatre in Yeovil on 7 November.


Thirteen won the 2014 Audie for Original Work (voices.com). The audiobook has various narrators, including Sam, Gemma Arterton and Arthur Darvill.

The video of Cold Stars Lighting is available on Youtube. Sam's readings begin at 1h 37min and 1h 58min.

Sam narrates the documentary Fabergé: A Life of its Own. It recently won awards at the Palm Beach International Film Festival, the Beverly Hills Film Festival and the Newport Beach Film Festival (United Voices).

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