Meet the Author

Meet the authors behind the book in our first ever online author talk series. Includes a live Q&A and an opportunity to purchase the book, signed by the author.

What’s Online this spring

SOLD OUT: Alison Weir: Katheryn Howard – The Tainted Queen
14 April | 19:30
Alison Weir discusses the fifth novel in her Tudor Queens series, as she sheds light on Henry’s ‘rose without a thorn’ fifth wife and teenage bride, Katheryn Howard, her hidden past which came back to haunt her and how her life was cut short.

My name is Why: In conversation with Lemn Sissay
23 April | 14:00
In this highly anticipated event, author and broadcaster Lemn Sissay will give a reading from his Sunday Times bestseller, My Name is Why. In reflecting on childhood in care, self-expression and Britishness, Lemn invites you to explore the institutional care system, race, family and the meaning of home.

Selling out: Once British, always British: A live audio-play experience
29 April | 19:00
Experience two 30-minute audio dramas exploring migration to British port cities by Yemeni and Indian sailors during the 1920s. Produced by Tamasha Theatre, each story is inspired by real material uncovered at The National Archives. Includes a live Q&A with the playwrights.

Once British, always British: A live audio-play experience
4 May | 14:00
Experience two 30-minute audio dramas exploring migration to British port cities by Yemeni and Indian sailors during the 1920s. Produced by Tamasha Theatre, each story is inspired by real material uncovered during a writing residency at The National Archives. Includes a live Q&A with the playwrights.