8th to 24th July 2016

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Literary Series

Event Details
Laura Dawes Fighting Fit: The Wartime Battle for Britain’s Health
Simon Bradley The Railways: Nation, Network & People
Kathryn Harkup and Hugh Fraser A is for Arsenic
Laura Thompson Take Six Girls: The Lives of the Mitford Sisters
Julia Bradbury Unforgettable Walks
David Crystal How was Shakespeare pronounced?
Benjamin Wild Cecil Beaton: A Life in Fashion
Ed Vulliamy The War is Dead, Long Live the War
Taylor Downing Breakdown: Shell shock on the Somme
Trevor Royle Culloden: Scotland's Last Battle and the Forging of the British Empire
Josephine Wilkinson Katherine Howard
Thomas Pakenham The Company of Trees
Claire Harman Charlotte Brontë
Philip Eade Evelyn Waugh: A Life Revisited
Paul Cartledge Democracy Ancient & Modern: Get a Life!
Sarah Raven Good Good Food
Anna Hope – cancelled The Ballroom
The Kingdom to Come
Peter Hennessy & Nick Robinson The Art of the Political Interview
Tiffany Jenkins Keeping their Marbles: How the Treasures of the Past Ended Up in Museums – and Why They Should Stay There
Peter Hennessy & James Jinks The Silent Deep: The Royal Navy Submarine Service Since 1945
Alexei Sayle Thatcher Stole My Trousers
Gareth Williams A Monstrous Commotion
Andrew Dickson Worlds Elsewhere: Journeys around Shakespeare’s Globe
Jo Baker A Country Road, A Tree
George Goodwin Benjamin Franklin in London
Harry Freedman The Murderous History of Bible Translations
Melvyn Bragg – cancelled Now Is The Time
An Evening of Murder with Dr Lucy Worsley
Janet Ellis The Butcher’s Hook
Andrew Lownie Stalin’s Englishman: The Life of Guy Burgess
Stephen Barlow & Laurence Cummings Authenticity in Performance
Paula Hawkins The Girl on the Train
Matthew Oates In Pursuit of Butterflies
Virginia Baily Early One Morning
Shiraz Maher & Rod Dubrow-Marshall Understanding the Roots of Extremism
D J Taylor The Prose Factory: Literary Life in England since 1918
Anne Sebba Les Parisiennes
Vince Cable After the Storm
Flora Fraser George & Martha Washington: A Revolutionary Marriage
Jeremy Lewis – Cancelled David Astor
Joan Bakewell Stop The Clocks
The Oldie Literary Lunch Joan Bakewell, Richard Davenport-Hines & David Aaronovitch
William Sitwell Eggs or Anarchy
Poetry Competition Awards
An Evening with Ben Fogle
Simon Jenkins England's Cathedrals
Matthew Parris Scorn: The Wittiest and Wickedest Insult and Invective in History
Helen Keen The Science of Game of Thrones
The Odditorium
Literary Lunch
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