The Shaw Society

Whats On

The Shaw Society is the only Shaw society that dates from Shaw’s lifetime.
Click here to read A Short History of the  Society
by Barbara Smoker

A Short History

June 2014 mag.pdf

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The Shavian is published twice a year and covers the many aspects of life that GBS was passionate about.
A Glimpse Of The Domesticity Of Franklin Barnabas
Pentameters Theatre
in association with
Michael Friend Productions

Presents the British premiere of an unperformed play by Bernard Shaw
Directed by Michael Friend
Produced by
Léonie Scott-Matthews
Talks in MP3 Format

Shaw speaks
Now is Winter
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Michael Friend on
Fannys First Play
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There will be two performances of MRS SHAW HERSELF,both free as part of N.L.Week
Sat Oct 13th 2.30pm Welwyn Library
Sun Oct 14th 1.30pm Hemel Hempstead Library
Both are free but places can be booked through links on the library websites

Helen and Alexis are leading a SUFFRAGETTE SING-IN including EthelSmyth,Parry,
Suffragette Chants and what we think is the first public performance on GBS' s rewritten 2nd verse to God Save the King. Sat 20th Oct 1.45 UCL Activist Hub
Suffragette Sing In Click here for web site
Bloomsbury Festival Click here for website

There are also 2 free performances of MRS SHAW HERSELF Sunday 21st October at 11am and 3.45pm in the Conway Hall Library Click here for details
Written in the early 1920s and intended to be part of Back to Methuselah but not performed. The play contains a witty portrait of Shaw’s great friend, G.K. Chesterton and takes a comic look at unfaithful husbands and the women who pursue them.

Friday, 12th Oct  8.00pm
Saturday, 13th Oct 8.00pm
Sunday, 14th Oct at 5.00pm
Friday, 19th Oct  8.00pm
Saturday, 20th Oct 8.00pm
Sunday, 21st Oct 5.00pm
Tickets: £13.00
Concessions: £10.00


Mrs Patrick Cambell

Speaks on Acting

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