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Jenni Murray – Guildford Book Festival

31st August, 2018

Enjoy a delicious two-course lunch in the entertaining company of renowned journalist and broadcaster, Jenni Murray, and TV host and businessman, Nick Hewer. Hosted by Paul Blezard.

Jenni Murray celebrates the lives of some of the women who have had a profound impact on the shaping of the world. Encompassing artists, politicians, activists, reporters and heads of state, past and present, the women featured in her book, The History of the World in 21 Women, have all led the way while others followed: from Joan of Arc to Angela MerkelMarie Curie to MadonnaHatshepsut to Coco Chanel, they fought for change, stood up and spoke out when no one else would. Jenni Murray has presented Woman’s Hour on Radio 4 since 1987.

Nick Hewer, the host of Countdown since 2012, and former adviser to Lord Sugar on The Apprentice, takes us on a highly amusing and evocative journey of his life from A (for Apprentice) to Z (for Zed list). With chapters on Determination, Growing Old, The Queen, Regrets, Tottenham, and even Underwear (!) My AlphabetA Life from A to Z is an eclectic and entertaining memoir, all delivered with Nick’s wry sense of humour.  

As well as Countdown and The ApprenticeNick has appeared on many other programmes including Question Time, Have I Got News For You, and Who Do You Think You Are?

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