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Simon Mayo Mad Blood Stirring

Sat 28th April 2018
7.00pm - 8.00pm
Stratford ArtsHouse

On the eve of the year 1815, the American sailors of the Eagle finally arrive at Dartmoor prison; bedraggled, exhausted but burning with hope. They’ve only had one thing to sustain them – a snatched whisper overheard along the way. Inspired by a true story, Mad Blood Stirring, Mayo’s first novel for adults, tells of a few frantic months in the suffocating atmosphere of a prison awaiting liberation. It is a story of hope and freedom, of loss and suffering and about how sometimes, in our darkest hour, it can be the most unlikely of things that see us through. Simon Mayo is one of Britain's best-loved and well-known radio presentersbest known for Drivetime on BBC Radio 2, which features the regular 'Book Club' show. He is also the co-presenter of Kermode and Mayo's Film Review on BBC Radio 5 Live. Mayo has been awarded Radio Broadcaster of the Year" at the annual Broadcasting Press Guild Awards and the Speech Broadcaster of the Year at the Sony Radio Academy Awards.

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