2018 Festival Authors

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BEN AARONOVITCH
Novelist and series scriptwriter, including DR WHO. Appearing at Stephen Joseph Theatre Bistro Bar for lunch on Friday 13 April, 12.30pm

DIANE ATKINSON
Lecturer, writer and consultant on the suffragettes. Appearing at The Crescent Hotel Literary Lunch on Wednesday 11 April, 12.30pm

GEORGE COSTIGAN
Versatile film and TV actor, and novelist.
Appearing at Scarborough Library Concert Hall on Sunday 15 April, 5:15pm.

SAUL DAVID
Historian, TV presenter and crime novelist.
Appearing at Scarborough Library Concert Hall on Friday 13 April, 5.30pm.

ROBERT DAWS
Popular theatre and TV actor, and thriller writer. Appearing at Scarborough Library Concert Hall on Sunday 15 April, 5:15pm.

SAMANTHA ELLIS
Playwright, journalist and Anne Bronte expert.
Appearing at St. Mary’s Church on Thursday 12 April, 10.30am

HUGH FRASER
Star of popular TV series Poirot and Sharpe, and thriller writer. Scarborough Library Concert Hall on Sunday 15 April, 5:15pm.

ROBERT GODDARD
Bestselling thriller and crime writer
Appearing at Scarborough Library Concert Hall on Thursday 12 April, 3pm

JOANNE HARRIS & THE #STORYTIME BAND
Live music written by internationally acclaimed author Joanne and her band. Scarborough Concert Hall on Sunday 15 April, 3pm

NATALIE HAYNES
Writer, broadcaster, classicist and former stand up comedian. Appearing at Scarborough Library Concert Hall on Wednesday 11 April, 10.30am

CATHERINE HEWITT
Art Historian and expert in French Literature.
Appearing at Scarborough Art Gallery on Wednesday 11 April, 1pm

DAVID HEWSON
Bestselling novelist and scriptwriter.
Appearing at Wykeham Abbey for candlelight dinner on Thursday 12 April, 7.30pm.

RUTH JONES, Award winning TV writer and comedy star. Appearing at the Stephen Joseph Theatre on Sunday 15th April, 7pm.

DR MARTY JOPSON
TV Science presenter – works behind and in front of the camera. Scarborough Library Concert Hall on Thursday 12 April, 5.30pm

LUCY MANGAN
Journalist and writer of fiction and childhood memoir. Appearing at Scarborough Library Concert Hall on Friday 13 April, 3pm

ROSIE MILLARD
Journalist, fiction writer and broadcaster.
Palm Court Brazilian Breakfast on Saturday 14 April, 9.30am. Also, see Sunday Papers below.

DAME DENISE MINA Multi-prize winning crime writer, playwright and graphic novelist. Appearing at Scarborough Library Concert Hall on Friday 13 April, 5.30pm.

KATIE NICHOLL Royal biographer, journalist and TV News broadcaster. Scarborough Library Concert Hall on Saturday 14 April, 7.30pm. See Sunday Papers below.

JULIAN NORTON Yorkshire TV Vet, writer and journalist. Appearing at Scarborough Library Concert Hall on Thursday 12 April, 7.30pm.

 

TONY PARSONS
Award winning journalist, author and creator of D C Max Wolfe. Appearing at Scarborough Library Concert Hall on Saturday 14 April, 1pm.

DAME STELLA RIMINGTON
Ex Director General of MI5, novelist and memoir writer. Scarborough Library Concert Hall on Sunday 15 April, 12 noon.

FIONA SAMPSON – sponsored by The Royal Literary Fund. Prize winning writer, poet and expert on Mary Shelley. Scarborough Library Concert Hall on Wednesday 11 April, 3pm

NICHOLAS SHAKESPEARE
Top novelist, biographer and historian.
Appearing at Scarborough Library Concert Hall on Wednesday 11 April, 5.30pm

LIONEL SHRIVER
International bestselling author and Orange Prize winner. Appearing at Scarborough Library Concert Hall on Saturday 14 April, 5pm

BEN SMITH
Marathon man- He ran 401 marathons in 401 days! Appearing at Scarborough Library Concert Hall on Wednesday 11 April, 7.30pm

JEREMY VINE
Award winning broadcaster, journalist and author. Appearing at Stephen Joseph Theatre in The Round on Saturday 14 April, 3pm

SUNDAY PAPERS with Rosie Millard and Katie Nicholl. Chaired by TV News broadcaster Gerry Foley. Scarborough Library Concert Hall on Sunday 15th April, 10am.

 

CLASSICAL CONCERT – PURE NOSTALGIA
Featuring soprano Samantha Holden et al
Thursday 12 April at Scarborough Library Concert Hall, 12.30pm. Donation on door.

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL
Features award winning author Bali Rai
Appearing at Scarborough Library Concert Hall on Friday 13 April, 10am. Donation on door.

ME AND THEE THEATRE present HIDING – an exclusive festival drama production Friday 13 April at Scarborough Town Hall, 7.30pm

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