Sarah has contributed to the National Trust’s forthcoming LGBTQ articles and publications as part of the nation’s commemoration in 2017 to mark 50 years since the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality. For further information visit the National Trust's website here.
Sarah Waters' Booker shortlisted novel Fingersmith was first adapted for stage by Oregon Shakespeare Festival's Artistic Director Bill Rauch. The play is now showing in Cambridge, MA, as part of A.R.T Season from December 4, 2016 – January 8, 2017.
Buy tickets here.
See behind the scenes of the production of Fingersmith in these videos:
A.R.T. Scenic Shop
A.R.T. Costume Shop
In July 2016, Sarah Waters was awarded honorary fellowships from both Cardiff University and Goldsmiths, University of London.
Find out more below, and watch Sarah’s speech from the ceremony at Cardiff University.
Sarah Waters honoured at Goldsmiths, University of London.
Watch the speech at Cardiff University, originally broadcast on 13th July 2016.
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.