Writeidea Reading Festival
"The East London festival that represents storytelling from all over the world"
Writeidea 2013 will again bring together writers and readers in an extensive programme of events. We are currently planning the programme and Writeidea 2013 promises to be our most exciting reading festival so far.
The Writeidea 2013 Programme will be published on this web page in the coming months and free tickets to all the exciting author events will be available in September 2013.
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- Jonathan Coe
Writeidea Festival 2012 kicked off with one of Britain's best-selling authors. Jonathan Coe is the author of nine novels, including 'What A Carve...
- Rosie Dastgir
Rosie Dastgir returns to the East End to talk about her first novel 'A Small Fortune'. Recorded for the Writeidea Festival 2012 at Idea Store...
- Jane Davis, Miranda McKearney and Sam Leith
Jane Davis, Sam Leith and Miranda McKearney discuss the challenges and delights for readers in 2012 Great Britain. This extract was recorded at...
- Patrick Gale
Bestselling Author Patrick Gale talks about and reads from his latest book 'A Perfectly Good Man'. Recorded at the Writeidea Festival 2012 at Idea...
- The Gentle Author
The Gentle Author talks about his writing and reads from his book 'Spitalfields Life'. Recorded at The Writeidea Festival 2012 at Idea Store...
- Nigel Jones
No building has been more intimately involved in the story of Britain than the Tower of London. Historian Nigel Jones tells the dramatic history...
- Owen Jones and Daniel Trilling
Writers Owen Jones and Daniel Trilling discuss 'Shifting the blame downwards: how and why the political elite pander to racism, xenophobia and...
- David Long
Author David Long talks about his new book, 'Murders of London' at the Writeidea Festival 2012. Recorded at Idea Store Whitechapel, 12 November...
- Hattie Naylor and Caroline Gilfillan
Hattie Naylor and Caroline Gilfillan talk about the life and works of Samuel Pepys as portrayed in drama and poetry. Caroline's new poetry...
- One Georgie Orwell
'One Georgie Orwell': A Play with Music Greenwich Theatre at Writeidea Festival performing 'One Georgie Orwell', a cabaret-style play based on...
- Shahida Rahman and Natasha Soobramanien
Writers Shahida Rahman and Natasha Soobramanien talk about storytelling London's past and present. Recorded for the Writeidea Festival 2012 at Idea...