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Orbits: a panel discussion with Entire Theatre Company

London,European Bookshop27 Feb
You’re invited to a panel discussion at the European Bookshop with the writer, director and cast members of the play Orbits. When stars collide. Created by The Entire Theatre Company, Orbits plays at the Drayton Arms Theatre from 21st February – 11th March, Tuesdays – Saturdays, 8pm. The panel discussion is free, but reservations are requested. Please e-mail sms@esb.co.uk  with your reservation. Orbits follows the planet-sized egos of left wing German playwright Bertolt Brecht and Hollywood film star Charles Laughton as they negotiate…
Contemporary French Theatre: a Perspective

Contemporary French Theatre: a Perspective

London,Institut français in London28 Feb
Meet four of today’s most acclaimed French playwrights, Rémi De Vos, Magali Mougel, Lancelot Hamelin and Adeline Picault, as they have plays published in English translations by Chris Campbell, Literary Manager of The Royal Court Theatre. This event marks the launch of The Oberon Anthology of Contemporary French Plays, a new collection published by Oberon Books. They will be joined by translator Chris Campbell. Campbell read English and French at St Edmund Hall, Oxford. He is the Literary Manager at…
Susana Medina, Paul Louis Archer: Object Lessons

Susana Medina, Paul Louis Archer: Object Lessons

London,Instituto Cervantes London – new address off the Strand2 Mar
Screening, reading and discussion: an evening of objects, literature and gorgeous photography. ‘Susana Medina: Object Lessons,’ an audio-visual story by photographer Paul Louis Archer in collaboration with the author, has the power of objects at its core, the main theme of Medina’s critically acclaimed book, Philosophical Toys, and a subject Archer has skilfully explored in his visual work. After a reading and a screening, the photographer and writer will discuss their creative process as well as the collaboration which led…

Martinů in His Time – A Biographical Survey of the Early Recordings

London,Embassy of the Slovak Republic7 Mar
A lecture by Patrick Lambert, based on his latest book. The  writer, broadcaster and lecturer on music Patrick Lambert worked for BBC Radio 3 as a music producer for 25 years. He has a special interest in Czech music, particularly Janáček and Martinů. His conference papers on both composers have been published and in the early 1980s he devised a ground-breaking programme about Janáček’s Intimate Letters String Quartet. He will be illustrating his talk with some of the rare and…
London Book Fair: Swiss Booksellers’ and Publishers’ Association + New Books in German

London Book Fair: SBVV + New Books in German

London,Olympia14 Mar - 16 Mar
The Swiss Booksellers’ and Publishers’ Association (SBVV), with a history stretching back more than 160 years, is one of Switzerland’s oldest industry and company associations. It will be represented at Stand 6E37, together with many other Swiss publishing houses. New Books in German (NBG), supported by the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia, will be represented at Stand 6D35. New Books in German is a twice yearly journal aimed at busy editors in the UK, the USA, and increasingly those in…
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