We’re delighted to announce that Bill Bankes-Jones (TU 1976-80), Artistic Director of Tête à Tête Opera Company, has been awarded the BEM in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for “services to opera and diversity.” Tête à Tête said of the award, “After 20 years at the helm of Tête à Tête, it’s a well-deserved recognition of […]
Lewis Borg-Cardona (BH 1973-77) wrote in to tell us the latest exciting news regarding his podcast: “Just a quick update concerning my latest podcast series, available via BBC Sounds: “Manhunt: Finding Kevin Parle“. I am delighted to say the first series of the podcast has won an Award at the annual New York Festivals Radio […]
The tribute to artist Derek Hill (LI 1930-33) delivered by presenter/producer John Bowman on RTE Radio 1 on Bowman: Sunday broadcast on 19th July at 8.30am propelled me to write the below and share with you. This radio programme was fortified by reading ‘Derek Hill, An Appreciation’ by the Earl of Gowrie, autographed by Derek Hill and inscribed ‘for […]
“…Katyuli Lloyd’s work had hints of Matisse and [is] beautifully executed…” Rafi Romaya, Art Director at Canongate Books Katyuli Lloyd (MO 1998-03) is returning to the College as Artist-in-Residence from September. Here, Edward Twohig, Head of Art, elucidates as to why Katyuli’s creativity is enduring and why it will add a compelling chapter to the […]
Hannah Gauntlett invites all OMs to her first virtual solo exhibition, Urban Silence. It runs until 2nd June 2020. Hannah says, “Last year I turned 40 and I was going to mark the occasion with an exhibition in Chelsea, London this month. It has sadly been postponed. So this virtual exhibition is the solution to […]
College Artist-in-residence, Siobhan Humston, has turned the College art studio into a beautiful nature inspired public exhibition using the windows to create an outward facing display for people walking and driving past. Find out more here.
The Encounter, directed and performed by Simon McBurney (LI 1971-75), will be available online for one week during the Covid19 lockdown in May 2020 on Complicité’s website and YouTube channel. WATCH ONLINE Fri 15 May, 7pm (BST) until Fri 22 May, 10pm (BST)
In March 2018, we shared the Kickstarter campaign that Louis Devereux (B1 2004-09) had launched to fund the completion of the documentary he was making about Robert Devereux (B3 1968-73), his father, who had undertaken to be the first person to walk the entire Rift Valley in one go, an epic journey which he completed […]
Libby Adam (NC 2009 – 14) has published her first novel Daring to raise funds for Robbie’s Rehab, a very special charity and service that rehabilitates children with brain tumours, that was co-founded in memory of their little brother by Lara (MO 2011 – 16) and Harry Keville (TU 2009-2014). Libby tells us that Daring […]
Cressida Cowell (BH 1982-84) is reading How to Train Your Dragon chapter by chapter from her writing shed. You can watch and listen here.