Thursday, 13 August 2020

Chat show host tops bill of first digital literary festival

Chat show host tops bill of first digital literary festival

TV presenter Graham Norton will top the bill when the Henley Literary Festival returns next month for its first ever digital edition. ...

 

TV presenter tops bill of online literary festival

TV presenter tops bill of online literary festival

TV presenter Graham Norton will top the bill when the Henley Literary Festival returns next month for its first ever digital edition. ...

 

Literary festival hit by virus restrictions

Literary festival hit by virus restrictions

THIS year’s Henley Literary Festival will be “significantly” smaller and will be held mainly online, say the organisers. Despite more ...

 

Hot tickets

MORE than 1,200 tickets have been sold for the Henley Literary Festival’s schools events. Four events have already sold out but ...

 

Bestselling novelists announced for festival

Bestselling novelists announced as first festival speakers

NOVELISTS  Lynda La Plante and Joanna Trollope are among the first names to be announced for this year’s Henley Literary Festival. The ...

 

Bestseller at festival

NOVELIST and screenwriter Anthony Horowitz is the first author to be confirmed to appear at this year’s Henley Literary Festival. He ...

 

Test Match Special star was hit for six — by a bus

Test Match Special star was hit for six — by a bus

Henry Blowers | Phyllis Court Club | Sunday, November 24 TANGENTS can be frustrating, but when Henry Blofeld starts talking, you hang ...

 

TV chef talks about unhappy childhood

TV chef talks about unhappy childhood

TV baker Nadiya Hussain has talked about her unhappy childhood while promoting her new autobiography. The chef and author was in ...

 

Passion for colours was plain to see

Joa Studholme Festival Hub IF your walls are covered in Mizzle, Mole’s Breath or Down Pipe then you’re displaying Joa Studholme’s work ...

 

Newsman files from the country

John Craven Phyllis Court Club VETERAN broadcaster John Craven received an enthusiastic welcome from a keen audience at Phyllis Court. ...

 

Every body has a story to tell

Dr Richard Shepherd Christ Church DEATH, the unavoidable, inevitable end — and the catalyst for a sell-out event to see Dr Richard ...

 

Shedding light on sunlight

Steve Jones Henley town hall THE premise of this fast-paced and illuminating talk was that the sun can support and heal us. Counter to ...

 

Poirot star maintains his focus

Poirot star maintains his focus

David Suchet Phyllis Court Club A RAPTUROUS reception greeted acclaimed actor David Suchet as he arrived to discuss his recently ...

 

Being real about life’s choices

Being real about life’s choices

Mental Health Mates Henley town hall THIS was a space for the panel and the audience to connect to their own mental health experience ...

 

Comedian has walked the walk

Comedian has walked the walk

Dom Joly Phyllis Court Club THE early noughties were defined by some of the greatest television comedy shows of all time, not the ...

 

Comedian’s funniest stories

Comedian’s funniest stories

Paul Merton Phyllis Court Club HAVING been a lifelong fan of Have I Got News for You, I have often wondered what the appeal of Paul ...

 

Henley Literary Festival: Book Group Monday, Festival Hub

Book Group Monday Festival Hub THIS year I bought 10 tickets for my book group to attend “Book Group Monday” at the Henley Literary ...

 

Henley Literary Festival: Anna Pasternak, Phyllis Court

Anna Pasternak Phyllis Court Club A BUSTLING room greeted Anna Pasternak at Phyllis Court last Saturday for what was one of the most ...

 

Batsman is a genuine all-rounder

Batsman is a genuine all-rounder

Jojo Moyes and David Nicholls, Phyllis Court Club THIS might have been one of the last events of the 2019 literary festival, but it ...

 

Shedding tears for the Iron Lady

Shedding tears for the Iron Lady

Caroline Slocock Phyllis Court Club “I RESPECTED her [Mrs Thatcher], I learned from her but no, I didn’t like her,” said Caroline ...