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Somerville College

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Oxford

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A darkly humorous new play examining the impact of ageing on Julian of Norwich's theological vision

About this event

To premiere on the 16th of July, "Cell" is a darkly humorous new play examining the impact of ageing on Julian's theological vision, with an immersive medieval soundscape recreating what Julian may have heard from her anchoritic cell. A Q&A will follow the performance. Cindy Oswin is a writer/actor/director working in theatre with a special interest in archive material leading to performance.

More info: https://www.torch.ox.ac.uk/2021-22-cell-exploring-new-theatre-visions-of-julian-of-norwich

This performance forms part of "CELL: Exploring new theatre visions of Julian of Norwich"; this project has received funding from the TORCH Knowledge Exchange Innovation Fund.

In person attendees: Access Somerville through the lodge, where you will be greeted by one of the organisers.

Livestream attendees: Link will be shared with you before the event. The performance is only available to watch live on the date and time shown.

Please contact torch@humanities.ox.ac.uk with any accessibility requirements.

Image credit:

Enclosing of an anchorite (14th century). Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 079, f. 96r (detail). Pontifical.

The Parker Library, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, CC BY-NC 4.0.