Join us for a themed evening to celebrate 200 years of Frankenstein in popular culture. Written by Mary Shelley, the novel first published in 1818 when the author was just 20 years old and has since become a cult classic, inspiring countless adaptations for both stage and screen. Biographer Fiona Sampson will be in conversation with novelist Nick Harkaway, chaired by novelist Kim Newman, to discuss Mary Shelley and her ground-breaking book, regarded by many as the first work of…Find out more »
Join us for a supercalifragilistic screening in an exclusive Soho screening room, of Mary Poppins, the childhood classic adapted from the novel by P.L Travers. Raise a glass to the iconic nanny and questionably cockney chimney sweep Bert as you join in with a song or two or seven. We’ll bring the spoonfuls of sugar. You bring your singing voice. Stay tuned for hidden extras announced soon... Get your tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/mary-poppins-a-supercalifragilistic-sing-along-screening-tickets-41458252750Find out more »
Don your sash and join us to celebrate the centenary of the women’s vote. 2018 marks 100 years since the Representation of the People Act 1918, which enabled some women over the age of 30 to vote for the first time. In honour of this milestone, we’re thrilled that Dr Helen Pankhurst, author of Deeds Not Words and great-granddaughter of Emmeline Pankhurst, will be with us on the night in conversation with Marie-Elsa Bragg, writer, lecturer, Jesuit Spiritual Director and Duty Chaplain…Find out more »
Christie’s books have sold over a billion copies in the English language and a billion in translation. Her work has been adapted for stage, screen and radio all over the world, most recently for Kenneth Branagh’s all-star adaptation Murder on the Orient Express. Evoking the nostalgia of times gone by, jump on board a classic Routemaster bus for cream team and a tour of London sites, taking in some of the iconic locations associated with Christie’s work. We will have…Find out more »
A Bear Called Paddington was first published in October 1958, with exquisite illustrations by Peggy Fortnum, and went on to become one of the best-known children’s books of all time. To celebrate 60 Years of our favourite marmalade-loving friend, London Book & Screen Week will collaborate with Book Fairies, in partnership with Harper Collins, to distribute Paddington books across the capital - look out for the little bear around London on Sunday 15th April!Find out more »
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