A History of the World in 21 Women
So They Call You Pisher
3.00pm Monday, 24th September 2018
In the sequel to her bestselling book A History of Britain in 21 Women, journalist and broadcaster Jenni Murray celebrates great women from around the world – rescuing some from obscurity and shining a new light on familiar names.
Take Nothing With You
3.00pm Tuesday, 25th September 2018
Join Michael Rosen, the well-known children's writer, poet, performer and broadcaster, as he reflects on a career both varied and long.
The Magic Lamp: Dreams of Our Age
7.00pm Tuesday, 25th September 2018
One of the country’s best-loved novelists, Patrick Gale came to the attention of many in 2017 with his original BBC television drama Man In An Orange Shirt.
7.00pm Friday, 28th September 2018
The Booker Prize winning poet and novelist Ben Okri and the remarkable painter Rosemary Clunie have combined on a unique book. The Magic Lamp is a collaboration, a jointly created work rooted in storytelling and fairy tales, in which words and images have equal place, each giving inspiration to the other.