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The full programme is available for this year’s festival, 25 May to 4 June - you can download a PDF of the programme here. We very much look forward to seeing you in May.
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BBC Radio Drama
Event 18 • • Venue: BBC Tent
How do you create unmissable cliffhangers and characters that listeners both love and love to hate? Alison Hindell, Head of Audio Drama for the BBC, will discuss the art and technique of writing serials and long-running series with two leading writers of radio drama.
Bridget Jones’s Baby
Event 27 • • Venue: Oxfam Moot
The world’s favourite singleton is back with a bump. Fielding discusses the (gloriously different) book and film versions of her comic masterpiece.
Who I Am
Event 80 • • Venue: Oxfam Moot
The actor reminisces in an intimate self-portrait, with stories and photographs from her long career – from classic movies Georgy Girl and The Night Porter to Broadchurch and The Sense of an Ending.
Event 152 • • Venue: Baillie Gifford Stage
A wonderful opportunity for a first look at John Jencks’ new film of Stephen Fry’s novel, starring Matthew Modine, Tim McInnerny, Fiona Shaw and Roger Allam. Join the film-makers and the author for a unique insight into the movie.
Event 257 • • Venue: Llwyfan Cymru – Wales Stage
The producers of the cult noir film thriller are joined by photographer David Wilson to talk about the silent character in the hit TV show: the landscapes of Ceredigion. Wilson has captured these landscapes for the new book Hinterland Landscapes and the panel will reflect on what the settings have brought to the show, and the impact the show has had on this quiet part of Wales.
Event 303 • • Venue: Good Energy Stage
An evening celebrating the outstanding work of the cinematographer whose films include The Reader, Dirty Pretty Things, Notes on a Scandal, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close. He has won two Oscars: for The Killing Fields and The Mission.
Greening the Box
Event 319 • • Venue: Cube
An all-star group of entertainment and sustainability industry pioneers come together to debate the role content plays in focusing world attention on global warming. Writer James Cary’s comedy hits include Bluestone 42 and Miranda; Rebecca Welsh is a producer of Strictly Come Dancing and Come Dine With Me. Catherine Davies is the Development Director at Shire Oak Films.