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Sarah Waters

Sarah Waters at the LGBT Awards 2016 receiving the LGBT Lifetime Achievement Award

  Sarah Waters was granted the Lifetime Achievement award at the 2016 British LGBT Awards. Read an interview with her about this award here.

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The Handmaiden- New Trailer Released

Before its world premiere at Cannes, a trailer for Park Chan-wook’s The Handmaiden, based on Fingersmith by Sarah Waters has been released.  

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The Night Watch at the Manchester Royal Exchange theatre

Sarah Waters’ The Night Watch was adapted for the stage for the first time in 2016, for the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester, by Olivier-nominated playwright Hattie Naylor and was directed by Rebecca Gatward.   Click […]

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Sarah Waters’ Desert Island Movies

In November 2015 Sarah Waters was invited to choose her ten Desert Island Movies for an interview with Jo Botting at the Cinema Museum, London. Here, Sarah talks through the list she came up with. […]

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Tipping the Velvet – see the stage play now!

  The adaptation of Sarah Waters’ debut novel, Tipping the Velvet, has now opened at the Lyric Hammersmith! The play opened on the 19th September 2015 and runs to the 21st November 2015 and has been […]

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The Paying Guests wins the Independent Bookshop Week Award!

The Booksellers Association of UK and Ireland (The BA) today announced the winners for the Independent Bookshop Week Book Award 2015 (IBW Book Award), which is supported by independent bookshops across the country, and we […]

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The Paying Guests is out in paperback today!

Sarah Waters’ latest novel The Paying Guests is out today!   The Paying Guests is set in 1922, where in a hushed south London villa life is about to be transformed, as genteel widow Mrs […]

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Sarah Waters – London event announced

Stylist Exclusive Event – Thursday 28th August     Stylist Book Club in association with Virago are delighted to present an evening with Sarah Waters, held in the Grand Ballroom at The Rosewood Hotel (http://www.rosewoodhotels.com/en/london). […]

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The Frozen Scream: A play co-written by Sarah Waters and Christopher Green

Based on the lost 1928 supernatural murder-mystery novel, The Frozen Scream tells the chilling tale of a group who find themselves stranded at an abandoned lodge in the depths of winter. Forced to entertain themselves, […]

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Read the first chapter of The Paying Guests

The Barbers had said they would arrive by three. It was like waiting to begin a journey, Frances thought. She and her mother had spent the morning watching the clock, unable to relax. At half-past […]

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