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Somerville College

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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.

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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 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.