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Lucy Worsley - The Many Faces of Queen Victoria

The BBC presenter looks at the life of the great Queen through milestones days in her life.

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Saturday 10 November

Stratford Play House (formerly ArtsHouse) £14

Alan Rusbridger - Breaking News

The influential former Guardian Editor looks at why news is more important now than ever in a Post Truth World.

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Sunday 11 November

Stratford Play House (formerly ArtsHouse) £12

Kamal Ahmed - The Life and Times of a Very British Man

The Economics Editor of the BBC talks about his remarkable new book which charts his very British childhood in 1970s London

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Sunday 11 November

Stratford Play House (formerly ArtsHouse) £14

John Simpson - Moscow, Midnight

The BBC World Affairs Editor discusses the life experiences behind his gripping debut novel

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Sunday 11 November

Stratford Play House (formerly ArtsHouse) £14

Sir Michael Parkinson - George Best and Me

Join the veteran broadcaster as he chats about the legendary footballer George Best and his extraordinary career.

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Saturday 17 November

Levi Fox Hall, King Edward VI's School £15 or £28 with signed and discounted book

 

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Jodi Picoult heads Autumn Line-up

The bestselling US author to appear at the Festival in October

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Rick Stein, Ottolenghi, Jon Sopel included in the Autumn series

Festival Author on Prize Longlist

Sarah Perry, already winner of the Waterstones Book of The Year, on Bailey's Longlist

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