Trevor McDonald to tour UK

Trevor McDonald to tour UK

Trevor McDonald is set to embark on a four-date UK tour this year.

Coinciding with his 80th year, Sir Trevor McDonald: An Improbable Life will see the national treasure recount anecdotes from Johannesburg reporting on Nelson Mandela’s release from imprisonment, through to being the first and only British broadcaster to interview Saddam Hussein.

McDonald's memoir, An Improbable Life, has sold 50,730 copies in hardback in the UK, according to Nielsen, since it was published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in October last year in a "significant" six-figure deal. Chairman and publisher for the Orion imprint, Alan Samson, acquired UK and Commonwealth rights from Robert Caskie at Caskie Mushens, in association with Anita Land.

The Fane Productions tour will begin on 6th May 2020 at HOME, Manchester, and stop at the Apex, Bury St Edmunds on 15th May, and Nuffield Southhampton Theatre on 1st June. It will conclude at Bristol’s Redgrave Theatre on 21st June.

McDonald said: “I am delighted to be taking this tour across the UK, and look forward to seeing audiences at a theatre near them.”

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