Tagged: television

Writing for TV and children's books – what's the difference?

Cas Lester, author of the Nixie the Bad, Bad Fairy series (Oxford University Press) and former head of drama development at CBBC, talks about the... Read more

Awful Auntie?

Author Robert Harris’ intervention into the thorny subject of the BBC’s books coverage at this week’s Costa Book Awards is a welcome one. It... Read more

Sebag Montefiore's Russian thriller scoops TV deal

Simon Sebag Montefiore’s Russian thriller One Night in Winter (Century) will be turned into a TV series by Hat Trick Productions.... Read more

Authors question the novel's future in face of declining attention spans

Authors have asked whether the novel will exist in the future when competing against new entertainment trends such as online streaming and television box sets.... Read more

Audible in 'Crackanory' partnership

Audible has partnered with TV show “Crackanory” for the programme’s third series. As part of the deal, Audible will receive bespoke sponsorship idents on both... Read more

OUP signs Winnie the Witch animation deal

Channel 5 is set to broadcast a TV series based on the Winnie the Witch series, after signing a deal with publisher Oxford University Press... Read more

Atlantic's London debut optioned for TV

Debut novel Post Mortem by former police officer Kate London, to be published in August by Atlantic, has been optioned for a television series. Newly-formed... Read more

Loose Women select next book club titles

Karen Joy Fowler's We are All Completely Besides Ourselves and David Nicholls' Us are the next two books to be selected for the ITV Loose... Read more

BBC to host poetry season and 'Artsnight' show

A new Friday night BBC2 TV arts show, "Artsnight", and a season of poetry-focused programming on BBC4, including a profile of poet laureate Carol Ann... Read more

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