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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Psst! Want to Buy Graham Greene’s Old House? …

… well you can, if you have ‘a little north’ of half a million pounds burning a hole in your pocket. The two-bedroomed cottage called ‘Little Orchard’ in Hoo Lane, Back Ends, Chipping Campden is being marketed by the agent Jackson-Stops at an asking price of £525,000. It is described as an 18th Century, Grade […]

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Upcoming Events

The soundtrack for The Third Man is in many ways as memorable as the film itself. Now there is a chance to hear again the haunting tones of the zither in a concert performed by Cornelia Mayer of Vienna. An evening of Viennese zither classics and music from The Third Man will take place at […]

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Radio Adaptation of a Burnt-out Case

An adaptation of A Burnt-Out Case will be broadcast on the 19 and 26 November. The adaptation is again the work of Nick Warburton who was interviewed at the 2016 Festival and who was in attendance this year as well. He is now a Friend of the Trust. Episode 1 of A Burnt-Out Case will […]

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Judging a Book by Its Cover

Graham Greene paid close attention to all aspects of the production of his books. Often he was quite harshly judgmental, particularly concerning the cover designs. For example, he wrote to Max Reinhardt, the owner of Bodley Head, in March 1973, complaining at length about the proposed dust-jacket for The Honorary Consul, ‘This hideous array of […]

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