At our lunch in Oxford at Balliol College in June 2019, our most recent award winner, Ben Welford was presented with the annual Actors’ Award by Chair, Seona Ford. Further information about the Award and our collaboration with the Theatre Centre can be found here
The Society has published a collection of works by Dorothy L. Sayers:
God, Hitler and Lord Peter Wimsey: Selected Essays, Speeches and Articles by Dorothy L Sayers, edited, with Preface and Commentary by Professor Suzanne Bray.
This collection includes ‘The Wimsey Papers’ letters between LPW, Harriet and others that were published in The Spectator during WWII.
The book can be purchased here
Member, Heather Norburn, has kindly allowed us to add her photos from a recent visit to Oxford to see the birthplace of DLS and where she studied, at Somerville College. DLS was born in Brewer Street, in the Headmaster’s House for the Cathedral Choir School. She later returned to Oxford as a student and after finishing her studies, worked for Blackwell’s.
Members met other crime fiction enthusiasts at The Park Inn, Southend, for the Golden Age of Crime weekend, as part of the Essex Book Festival. Held between 15th and 17th March, the weekend offered talks by Jessica Fellowes, Stella Duffy, Martin Edwards and talks about the crime fiction of C.S. Forrester, better known for his historical naval fiction.