Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Your Shopping Basket
Total number of items: 0
Sub total: £0.00
Go to Checkout
Our Birmingham Shop
Our Bristol Shop
Animators Survival Kit

Hay Festival line up includes Ralph Fiennes and Rob Lowe

6th April 2011

Rob Lowe and Ralph Fiennes are among the A-list luminaries speaking at this year's Hay Festival.

The English Patient actor, Fiennes, will speak about Shakespeare's lesser-known works and Lowe, who has appeared on TV screens in the West Wing, will discuss his career and his love of reading.

They will be joined by a number of leading authors, including Man Booker Prize for Fiction winner Howard Jacobson, whose novel The Finkler Question has won widespread acclaim amongst critics and the public.

Nobel Laureate V.S. Naipaul, teen fiction author and ardent atheist Philip Pullman and BBC DJ Chris Evans will all be taking to the stage at the literary event.

The Hay Festival takes place between May 26th and June 5th and tickets will be made available to the general public at midnight April 11th.

BBC Radio 2 has launched a short story competition for children aged under 13 to coincide with the festival. The winners will have their 500-word masterpieces read out on air during Evans' Breakfast Show, which will be broadcasting live from the festival on June 3rd.

Latest Blog
The Lost City of Z and other Explorers' Tales
23/03/2017

As the film is released of The Lost City of Z, we take a look at other Explorers' Tales.

Sally Emerson Relives Her Life
21/03/2017

Are the novels Fire Child and Heat still shocking? They certainly are, says their author Sally Emerson, six of whose novels are being republished this year.

How Eating Well can lead to Living Better
20/03/2017

Myles Hopper describes how and why the pair became preoccupied with healthy eating.

View all Blog Entries
Twitter
Show/Hide Tweets
© W&G Foyle Ltd