Paul adored her, and the companionship
between them was beautiful to see.
And during these hours of companionship
Michael learned many things.
No, we have knowledge of no world but yours, though for us it holds no sunlight, no warmth, no music, no laughter, no song of birds, nor any companionship
. O God!
And certainly the companionship
of school has had a good effect on him, and he is perfectly well, and making good progress."
Also being honoured with Companionships
are actor and director Samuel West, theatre director and playwright Adrian Jackson, Executive Director of the National Theatre Nick Starr CBE, theatre designer Colin Richmond, lighting DESIGNERPATRICKWOODROFFE OBE, professional dancer and teacher Briony Albert, and two-time Grammy Award-winning music producer, songwriter and composer Giles Martin.
American culture perpetuates the myth of monogamy in long-term relationships, both gay and straight, ignoring the role that extramarital affairs or sexless companionships
play in sustaining those relationships.
The other recipients of this year's Lipa Companionships
are choreographer Lea Anderson, singersongwriter Cathy Dennis, music industry lawyer Ann Harrison, record producer Trevor Horn, and Nitin Sawhney, the composer and performer.
, similar to honorary degrees, are presented to individuals in recognition of their contributions to art and entertainment.