The Spring Literary festival most recently saw Jean McNeil in conversation with John Boyne, the award winning writer known for novels such as The Boy in Stripped Pyjamas and The Heart’s Invisible Furies. Director of the festival, Philip Langeskov,...
Canadian-born writer Rachel Cusk’s controversial memoirs about motherhood and divorce, together with the recent Outline-trilogy, have made it so that writers and critics often couples her name with the term autofiction. Although she herself does not use that term...
Halloween is long gone, but thankfully a little bit of horror is always in season. The House on Cold Hill, based on Peter James’ novel, centres around a family who have moved from Brighton to an abandoned monk’s abbey...
As I sat down for this talk, I thought I knew what I was going to get from Gina Miller. I imagined her being empowering, political, and determined, and I was right about that. But I also thought she...
The Original Theatre Company’s latest touring production, Caroline’s Kitchen (previously Monogamy) is the bitingly funny and uncomfortably relatable comment on modern family life that we have come to see so often. It shows us what appears to be a...
‘Fulfilling, exciting and creative.’ 3 words award winning author John Boyne uses to describe what being a writer feels like. Having published 11 novels for adults and 5 for younger readers, Boyne is an extremely accomplished author and has...