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I'm a Wimpy Kid - hear me roar...

Dan Lewis joined three hundred very excited fans for the Wimpy Kid Show at Cheltenham...

Cerys Matthews gets flash choired...

A choir from Holy Apostles Primary School flash mobbed Cerys Matthews book signing today at Cheltenham to fill the Waterstones book tent with song...

Louise Rennison talks tights...

We caught up with the quite frankly hilarious Louise Rennison this afternoon at Cheltenham, and we're very glad we did...

Philip Ziegler on Olivier

Philip Ziegler on Olivier

Posted on 5th Oct, 2013 by Dan Lewis Lewis

Biographer and historian Philip Ziegler has turned his eye from kings and prime ministers to the king of theatre, Laurence Olivier...

Not for turning: Charles Moore

Not for turning: Charles Moore

Posted on 5th Oct, 2013 by Dan Lewis Lewis

We spoke to Charles Moore - Lady Thatcher's official biographer about his Samuel Johnson shortlisted book of her life.

Travel to Hell with Brian May...

We spoke to Brian May about his lifelong passion for the art of stereoscopic cards, his love of all things analogue, and his wildlife campaigning...

Kabul? It's rather like a French finishing school.

We caught up with William Dalrymple for a quick chat about his Samuel Johnson prize shortlisted book, Return of a King...

Wendy Lower: Hitler's Furies

Wendy Lower: Hitler's Furies

Posted on 4th Oct, 2013 by Dan Lewis Lewis

We spoke to historian Wendy Lower about her book Hitler's Furies at today's Cheltenham Literature Festival...

A poem about names - Julia Donaldson

Children's favourite Julia Donaldson grabbed us at the Cheltenham Literature Festival this afternoon to read us a very special poem, all about names...

Welcome to the Cheltenham Literature Festival 2013

Has it really been a year already? We're back at Cheltenham, in the thick of the literary buzz, for another round of interviews and more with your favourite authors. Here's a glimpse of what lies ahead...

We're not living in the 80s - Dylan Jones

GQ editor Dylan Jones told us about his new book The Eighties: One Day, One Decade...

Jung Chang on the Empress Dowager

We spoke to Jung Chang about her biography of Cixi - the Empress Dowager...