Here is a round up of Sam's performances and events in January.
- 7 January. Henry V by Walton with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/CBSO (via his Twitter, @exitthelemming). The concert will be broadcast 11 January on BBC Radio 3.
- 14 January. He is the reader for "Satiable Curiosity - An Evening with Rudyard Kipling" at Burgh House with Andrew Lycett.
- 21-24 January. The Book of Disquiet by Michel Van der Aa at Montclair State University.
The fourth (and final) series of Mr Selfridge premieres 8 January. Sam (as Frank Edwards) appears briefly in a clip featuring new characters the Dolly sisters (deadline.com).
A couple of radio repeats: Votes for Women is available on iPlayer until 26 January and Archive on 4 "Attention All Shipping" will be broadcast 9 January on BBC Radio 4 Extra. In the latter, Sam reads a whole shipping forecast.
In mid December, Sam wrote about Bringing It All Back Home by Bob Dylan for Ruth and Martin's Album Club. His piece suggests that whisky is a good drink to go with the album.
Jon Foster from Origin Housing tweeted this picture of Sam receiving a cheque donation on behalf of Scene & Heard.
Sam, who is a patron of Scene & Heard, tweeted this about one of their recent performancesIt’s genuinely a privilege for @originhousing to support @sceneandhearduk’s awesome Somers Town work.@exitthelemming pic.twitter.com/GXWwIP8Ixi— Jon Foster (@jonfoster) December 3, 2015
The Shakespeare Institute tweeted this picture of Sam as David Garrick. He will perform Garrick's Ode with Ex Cathedra, April-May this year.At @SceneandHeardUK. Delighted, as ever. Fave line from Lara, aged 9: "My mum was a flamingo. Loved the colour pink. Wore it every day."— Samuel West (@exitthelemming) December 3, 2015
Here's a sneak preview of our Garrick, wig and all @exitthelemming https://t.co/YLZFruyDH7 pic.twitter.com/MGbNkomfF8— ShakespeareInstitute (@ShakesInstitute) December 8, 2015