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Samantha Ellis

Contributors

Samantha Ellis is a playwright. Cling To Me Like Ivy centres on the ‘sheitel crisis’ of 2004. She is currently on attachment at the Hampstead Theatre.

Upcoming Events

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2011

Saturday, 26 February 2011

A literary salon with a twist (or two). We discovered hidden Yiddish London, heard from the frontline of the ‘Sheitl-gate’ scandal and found out what happened to the woman who thought too much.

It featured live music inspired by the Spanish civil-war, spoken-word performances, spontaneous poetry-toorder, an interactive sculpture and even a free glass of wine.

Samantha Ellis is a playwright. Cling To Me Like Ivy centres on the ‘sheitel crisis’ of 2004. She is currently on attachment at the Hampstead Theatre.

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Video

 
Jonathan Safran Foer discussing his novel Here I Am with Hephzibah Anderson at an out-of-festival event.