Trust & Festival News

BERKO FEATURE

Berkhamsted (or Berko as it is affectionately known) features prominently in the pages of the forthcoming edition of A Sort of Newsletter, the quarterly publication of the Graham Greene Birthplace Trust. For those who do not know, and there may be some, A Sort of Newsletter is received in February, May, August and November by […]

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Elizabeth Jennings & Vivien Greene

The noted mid-20th Century English poet Elizabeth Jennings died in 2001. Dana Greene (no relation to Graham) has written a biography and her book will be released in the UK by Oxford University Press on September 20, 2018.  Vivien Greene features prominently in the life of Elizabeth Jennings: spending Christmas holidays together, sharing a passion […]

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NEW TRUSTEE RESPONSIBILITIES

Recently, the Graham Greene Birthplace Trust has appointed several new Trustees who have taken responsibility for various parts of the Trust’s affairs. Lucy Hill is overseeing the Trust’s compliance with the new Data Protection legislation. Jonathan Steffen is now the Press Officer. He will be seeking to promote the Trust’s public profile and to increase […]

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DATA PROTECTION

If you live in the UK you may well have been bombarded recently with requests from organisations large and small regarding the new legislation on Data Protection. If you are a Friend of the Graham Greene Birthplace Trust you will have received, either by post or by email, information and a request about this very […]

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Graham Greene Studies Published

Joyce Stavick and Jon Wise are delighted to report that the first edition of the biennial journal dedicated to the academic study of the writings of Graham Greene has been published. It is available online, free of charge, at –  https://digitalcommons.northgeorgia.edu/ggs/all_issues.html. Should you wish to purchase a print copy, this can be done via Amazon. […]

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Trust Visit to Vienna

  To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the making of The Third Man, Austrian historian Brigitte Timmermann, a long-standing friend of the Graham Greene Birthplace Trust, has designed a new four-day trip to the city indelibly linked to Greene’s iconic masterpiece. It will take you back into the troubled times of Greene’s Vienna but also […]

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Graham Greene Studies

Call for Papers: The University of North Georgia Press, in conjunction with The Graham Greene Birthplace Trust, is issuing a Call for Papers for a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the life and work of the English writer Graham Greene (1904 – 1991). University academics, independent researchers, and doctoral, post-graduate, undergraduate, and graduate students are invited […]

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Staging Brighton Rock

A new stage adaptation of Brighton Rock is set to tour the country in 2018. The production opens at the Theatre Royal, York on 3 February and will later appear at Brighton, Colchester, Hull, Cheltenham, Winchester, Watford, Birmingham, Newcastle, Mold, Derby and Salford. Greene’s 1938 novel has been adapted for the stage by Bryony Lavery […]

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Dramatisation of Stamboul Train

In addition to the forthcoming production of A Burnt-Out Case (see below), listeners to BBC Radio 4 will be able to hear an adaptation of Graham Greene’s Stamboul Train, on Saturday 18 November, 2017 at 2.30pm. This popular 1933 noir has been dramatised by Jeremy Front.

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