Sam is in various programs currently available on iPlayer
- The Hollow Crown: Henry VI (broadcast 7 May; available in the UK only on iPlayer)
- "Family", episode 3 in the latest series of Blood, Sex and Money (broadcast 9 May)
- A repeat of The Essay "Shaping the Air - Writers and Radio" (broadcast 9 May)
- The Afternoon Drama North, in which he plays Antoine de Saint Exupery (broadcast 28 April)
- Shakespeare in Silence (broadcast 17 April)
- Sam read an excerpt from Refugee Blues by Auden on the BBC Radio 4 program Borders, An Odyssey. The clip is available for 20 more days.
On 4 May, he performed Peter and the Wolf with the Nash Ensemble in Istanbul (his Twitter, @exitthelemming and @anniemal14).
Sam tweeted that he will perform the work again in November.
He wrote about working on The Book of Disquiet by Michel van der Aa for the Institute of Composing Journal in April (via van der Aa's Twitter, @vanderaanet).
He performed Henry V by Walton with the Orchestre National Bordeaux Aquitaine on 28 April. Sam tweeted a picture from rehearsals and @pauleroger tweeted a picture of Sam with the orchestra at the end of the performance.
He speaks about The Rite of Spring in Stravinsky: Myths & Rituals, a documentary from the Philharmonia Orchestra (via @jesirodger, who is one the doco's editors). Click here for the trailer.
Sam performed a speech from Henry V at the opening of the Shakespeare in Ten Acts exhibition at the British library (15 April). The Nissen Richards Studio designed the exhibition (director Pippa Nissen's Twitter, @pippa_nissen).
Here is a selection of tweets from the event.
@paul_clarke @bencrystal @britishlibrary @exitthelemming @ktsays spotted! was a great evening esp Sam West doing prologue from Henry V— Bill Thompson (@billt) April 14, 2016
Opening of #Shakespeare in 10 Acts Exhib @britishlibrary #BL230416 / @exitthelemming kicked all off w H5 Chorus x pic.twitter.com/3RCmB6wdMu— Ben Crystal (@bencrystal) April 14, 2016
Shakespeare in 10 Acts opened by Sam West as Henry V. Cue everyone from the reading rooms hanging over balconies to listen #Shakespeare400— Jo Hutchinson (@jozdeladoz) April 14, 2016
Wonderful evening @britishlibrary enjoying #Shakespeare in Ten Acts introduced by @exitthelemming pic.twitter.com/pIPqo29i6J— Westminster Archives (@WSchoolArchives) April 14, 2016
Sam West opening the Shakespeare In Ten Act at @britishlibrary. Suitably super-fabulous. pic.twitter.com/z0WMtq43zR— Francesca (@francesca_valli) April 14, 2016
. @exitthelemming performing a stunning speech from Henry V at the opening of #Shakespeare in Ten Acts this evening. pic.twitter.com/OVDQKfCF8G— BL Press Office (@BLpressoffice) April 14, 2016
Sam West at the opening of #ShakespeareInTenActs at the @britishlibrary #ShakespeareLives pic.twitter.com/98OE8rvjLV— Sir Ciarán Devane (@ciarandevane) April 14, 2016
He spoke about the importance of EU membership at the launch of Creatives for Europe in April (the Association of British Orchestras Twitter, @aborchestras). The text of his speech is available on the Arts Desk.