We welcomed members of the William of Durham Club to the College on Saturday 7th May 2016 for a special recognition day. The programme for the day included Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night: settings of the songs from Twelfth Night with a highly illuminating and entertaining commentary by Professor Tiffany Stern, Beaverbrook and Bouverie Tutorial Fellow in English, organised jointly with Giles Underwood, Univ Director of Music in the Hall, Univ in the Age of Shakespeare: the College, its Members, and their Books a fascinating lecture by Dr Robin Darwall-Smith (1982, Classics), College Archivist in the Chapel, drinks in the Fellows' Garden followed by luncheon in Hall, a stirring recital by the Oxford Commas a capella group (featuring members of Univ) in the Chapel and a rousing preview performance of this year's Garden Play 'The Government Inspector by Nikolai Gogol by the Univ Players, also in the Chapel.
A highlights film of the event is available to view below:
Our sincere thanks to everyone who took part in the making of this film, especially Jonathan Earl (1977, English), William Reeve (1991, Engineering, Economics & Management), Bill Robbins (1953, PPE), Professor Tiffany Stern, Giles Underwood, Maud Millar, Adrianna Stoiber, Dr Robin Darwall-Smith (1982, Classics), Mrs Heleen Mendl-Schrama, Antony Mark Houghton (1969, Plant Sciences), The Univ Players, and Clare Holt and the team at Nice Tree Films.
Films of the complete performances