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).

Tuesday, 23 February 2016

Samuel West - Essential Classics, The Book of Disquiet, The Somme Remembered

Sam is the guest on Essential Classics on BBC Radio 3 this week, 10am Monday to Friday. 

The London Sinfonietta posted a Q&A with Sam on their blog last week (their Twitter, @ldn_sinfonietta). He will perform The Book of Disquiet with them at the Coronet Theatre this Wednesday and Thursday.

Sam wrote the questions for the Bush Theatre Quiz, "West is Best". The event will be hosted by Dominic West on 2 March (via the theatre's Twitter, @bushtheatre).

The Yehudi Menuhin School has released details for Shakespeare and Music - he is the narrator for this concert at The Menuhin Hall on 10 July (page 7 of this pdf).

Kreutzer vs Kreutzer will be performed at the Royal Festival Hall on 9 October, with the Aurora Orchestra, Katherine Parkinson and Sam (page 4 of this pdf). They previously performed the work at The Globe last year.

Last week, he donated plays to The Mono Box, which will be used in their Speech Surgery on 13 March (their Twitter, @TheMonoBox).

He was the reader for The Somme Remembered, which was broadcast 11 February on BBC Radio 3. It will be available on iPlayer for 19 more days.
BBC Singers tweeted a picture from the concert.

An Ancient Music by Judith Bingham was performed at the concert. She tweeted,

Here are further positive tweets about the performance.

Sam and his partner Laura Wade attended the Evening Standard Film Awards (7 February). Getty Images has a picture of them at the after party.

He discussed Mr Selfridge on Good Morning Britain on 4 February. Here are screencaps from his interview.

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