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London Film Festival screening – The Handmaiden, adapted from Fingersmith

The Handmaiden, which was inspired by Sarah Waters' 2002 novel Fingersmith , will be screened at the 2016 BFI London Film Festival on Friday 6th and Saturday 7th October 2016.

Nominated for the 2016 Palme d'Or and directed by Park Chan-Wook, The Handmaiden will be released in UK cinemas in February 2017. Find out more here.

Watch the trailer for The Handmaiden here.

For information of the US release of The Handmaiden, visit the US Sarah Waters website here.

Sarah Waters on Anne Lister and Shibden Hall

As part of Historic England's season of celebration of LGBQT heritage, Sarah Waters visited Anne Lister’s Shibden Hall. Visit the Historic England website at the links below for the article and videos.

Watch Sarah Waters on Anne Lister and Shibden Hall

Find out more about Pride of Place: England's LGBTQ Heritage, by Historic England.

Praise for The Night Watch at Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester

REX The Night Watch Quotes Poster

The Night Watch: an interview with Sarah Waters

Sarah Waters talks about the world premiere of The Night Watch adapted for the stage, debuting at the Royal Exchange in May 2016.

Watch the interview here:

Sarah Waters The Night Watch interview