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There are events for just about every age and interest at the Book Festival, bringing readers and writers together for inspiration, entertainment and discussion. Around 1000 authors appear in over 800 events, including novelists, poets, scientists, sportsmen, illustrators, comics creators, historians, musicians, biographers, Nobel and Booker prize-winners and many more besides.

Jenni Murray

Best of British Women

Saturday 19 August 3:15pm - 4:15pm

Get ready for the ultimate Woman’s Hour as the show’s presenter and the possessor, as veteran broadcaster Charles Wheeler rightly observed, of 'the most beautiful voice on radio - ever', talks about choosing her heroines in A History of Britain in...