Tagged: Melvyn Bragg

Author Ben Holden launches podcast to support libraries

Author Ben Holden will host a new podcast which celebrates libraries and indie bookshops, and aims to campaign against library cuts, with Jacqueline Wilson, Melvyn... Read more

Wainwright to make rare appearance at Wimple History Festival

Writer and director Sally Wainwright will make a rare appearance at the Wimpole History Festival in June with Bart Van Es, Michael Morpugo, Melvyn Bragg... Read more

Rebuck's pioneering publishing career explored on 'South Bank Show'

Baroness Gail Rebuck, chair of Penguin Random House UK, has told "The South Bank Show" that she gave herself just 100 days to prove she could... Read more

Melvyn Bragg's In Our Time to S&S

Simon & Schuster UK will publish the official BBC Radio 4 In Our Time Companion by Melvyn Bragg, celebrating 20 years of the popular live discussion show.... Read more

Morpurgo, Bragg, Fraser in New Year's Honours

Children’s author Michael Morpurgo has been knighted in this year’s New Year's Honours List, while author and historian Lady Antonia Fraser and writer and broadcaster Melvyn Bragg... Read more

Johnson, Bragg and Hodge win inaugural Parliamentary Book Awards

Politicians Alan Johnson, Margaret Hodge, Melvyn Bragg and John Bew have been announced as the winners of the inaugural Parliamentary Book Awards, as voted for... Read more

Kensal Rise library to host fundraiser with Melvyn Bragg

The Friends of Kensal Rise Library will host a fundraising evening with Melvyn Bragg this Sunday, where he will discuss his newly published historical novel... Read more

Follet and Morpurgo star in Harrogate History Fest line-up

Ken Follett [pictured], Michael Morpurgo, and Kate Mosse will be among the writers at the third Harrogate History Festival. Others appearing at the festival, run... Read more

Melvyn Bragg novel on Peasants' Revolt

Sceptre has signed a historical novel from broadcaster Melvyn Bragg, set in the Peasants' Revolt of 1381. Now is the Time is Bragg's first historical... Read more

Melvyn Bragg: mind over matter

The writer, Labour peer and broadcasting legend's latest book delves deep into the personal. He tells us how fiction can be more real than memoir Read more

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