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Events on Saturday 31 March 2012

Andrew Weale

Andrew Weale

Nora: The Girl who Ate and Ate and Ate

10:00am | Saturday 31 March 2012 Children and Young People
John Guy

John Guy

Thomas Becket: Warrior, Priest, Rebel, Victim

10:00am | Saturday 31 March 2012 History
Bettany Hughes

Bettany Hughes Interviewed by Nicolette Jones

The Hemlock Cup: Socrates, Athens and the Search for the Good Life

10:00am | Saturday 31 March 2012 History
Eliza Griswold

Eliza Griswold Interviewed by Rowan Williams

The Tenth Parallel: Dispatches from the Faultline between Christianity and Islam

10:00am | Saturday 31 March 2012 Faith and Religion
Stefanie Powers

Stefanie Powers and Andrew Erish

Film and Television: An Expression of American Culture

10:00am | Saturday 31 March 2012 Film, Television and Radio
Noo Saro-Wiwa

Noo Saro-Wiwa Interviewed by Alastair Niven

Looking for Transwonderland: Travels in Nigeria

10:00am | Saturday 31 March 2012 Exploration, Travel & Travel History
Sherard Cowper-Coles

Sherard Cowper-Coles

Cables from Kabul: Inside Story of the West’s Afghanistan Campaign

10:00am | Saturday 31 March 2012 Politics & Memoirs
Alastair Lack

Alastair Lack

Inspector Morse with Alastair Lack

11:00am | Saturday 31 March 2012 Walking Tours
Christopher Lloyd

Christopher Lloyd

What on Earth Happened?

11:10am | Saturday 31 March 2012 Children and Young People
Simon Brett

Simon Brett and Sophie Hannah

Murder Mystery: Bloodbath or Brainteaser?

12:00pm | Saturday 31 March 2012 Crime Fiction
Clara Vulliamy

Clara Vulliamy and Emma Chichester Clark

Introducing Lulu and Martha

12:00pm | Saturday 31 March 2012 Children and Young People

Eileen Battersby

Ordinary Dogs

12:00pm | Saturday 31 March 2012 Biography & Memoir
Elif Shafak

Elif Shafak

Storytelling and politics

12:00pm | Saturday 31 March 2012 Fiction
Justine Picardie

Justine Picardie

Coco Chanel: The Legend and the Life

12:00pm | Saturday 31 March 2012 Fashion

Interviewed by Peter Kemp

The House of Silk: A New Sherlock Holmes Adventure

12:30pm | Saturday 31 March 2012 Fiction
Simon Glendinning

Simon Glendinning

Derrida: A Very Short Introduction

1:15pm | Saturday 31 March 2012 Very Short Introductions
Chris Wormell

Chris Wormell

Big Ugly Monsters

2:00pm | Saturday 31 March 2012 Children and Young People
Kathy Lette

Kathy Lette

The Boy Who Fell to Earth

2:00pm | Saturday 31 March 2012 Fiction
Andy Briggs

Andy Briggs

Tarzan : The Greystoke Legacy

2:00pm | Saturday 31 March 2012 Children and Young People
Gavin Stamp

Gavin Stamp

Edwin Lutyens Country Houses: From the Archives of Country Life

2:00pm | Saturday 31 March 2012 Art, Architecture and Design
Jewell Parker Rhodes

Jewell Parker Rhodes

Hurricane

2:00pm | Saturday 31 March 2012 Fiction
Ben Macintyre

Ben Macintyre

Double Cross: The True Story of the D-Day spies

2:00pm | Saturday 31 March 2012 History
Christopher Lloyd

Christopher Lloyd

What on Earth Evolved?

3:10pm | Saturday 31 March 2012 Children and Young People
Sherard Cowper-Coles

Sherard Cowper-Coles and Ivor Roberts Chaired by Leslie Fielding

Is Diplomacy Dead?

4:00pm | Saturday 31 March 2012 Current Affairs
Derek Landy

Derek Landy

Death Bringer and the Skulduggery Pleasant Adventures

4:00pm | Saturday 31 March 2012 Children and Young People
Robert Harris

Robert Harris Interviewed by Peter Kemp

The Fear Index

4:00pm | Saturday 31 March 2012 Fiction
Raymond Tallis

Raymond Tallis

Aping Mankind: Neuromania, Darwinitis and the Misrepresentation of Humanity

4:00pm | Saturday 31 March 2012 Science
Alastair Hazell

Alastair Hazell and Dan Lyndon

Dr John Kirk and Walter Tull: Hidden Heroes

4:00pm | Saturday 31 March 2012 History
Bettany Hughes

Bettany Hughes, Zeinab Badawi and Gillian Shephard Chaired by Sarah Baxter

The State of Education

4:00pm | Saturday 31 March 2012 Current Affairs
Jeanne Willis

Jeanne Willis

Olympic laughs and dinosaur bones

4:00pm | Saturday 31 March 2012 Children and Young People
Jonathan Bate

Jonathan Bate

English Literature: A Very Short Introduction

5:15pm | Saturday 31 March 2012 Language & Literature
William Boyd

William Boyd Introduced by Nicolette Jones

Waiting for Sunrise

6:00pm | Saturday 31 March 2012 Fiction
Ben Macintyre

Ben Macintyre and Kim Newman

Can You Love a Villain?

6:29pm | Saturday 31 March 2012 History
Rebecca Stott

Rebecca Stott

Darwin’s Ghosts: In Search of the First Evolutionists

6:30pm | Saturday 31 March 2012 Science and Natural History
Emrys Westacott

Emrys Westacott

The Virtues of Our Vices: In Defence of Gossip, Rudeness and Other Bad Habits

6:30pm | Saturday 31 March 2012 Philosophy
Stephen Armstrong

Stephen Armstrong, Beatrix Campbell and Paul Mason Chaired by D J Taylor

The Road to Wigan Pier: 75 years on

6:30pm | Saturday 31 March 2012 History
Andrew Marr

Andrew Marr

Closing Festival Dinner: Alice’s Banquet in Wonderland

6:45pm | Saturday 31 March 2012 Dinners