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Events on Sunday 24 March 2013

John Guy

John Guy

The Children of Henry VIII

10:00am | Sunday 24 March 2013 History
Jane Sanderson

Jane Sanderson and Ronald Frame Chaired by David Freeman

What makes period fiction and drama so popular?

10:00am | Sunday 24 March 2013 Fiction
Polly Dunbar

Polly Dunbar

Tilly and Friends

10:00am | Sunday 24 March 2013 Children and Young People
Abdul Aziz al Mahmoud

Abdul Aziz al Mahmoud and Harry Sidebottom Chaired by Julie Summers

Imagining the Battles of the Past

10:00am | Sunday 24 March 2013 Fiction
Brian Sewell

Brian Sewell

Outsider II: Almost Always, Never Quite

10:00am | Sunday 24 March 2013 Biography & Memoir
Amanda Mackenzie Stuart

Amanda Mackenzie Stuart

Empress of Fashion: A Life of Diana Vreeland

10:00am | Sunday 24 March 2013 Biography & Memoir
Anthony Horowitz

Anthony Horowitz Interviewed by Nicolette Jones

The Power of Five: Oblivion

10:00am | Sunday 24 March 2013 Children and Young People
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Alastair Lack

Alastair Lack

Literary Oxford with Alastair Lack

11:00am | Sunday 24 March 2013 Walking Tours
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Marina Warner

Marina Warner

Heroines and Myths: Joan of Arc and Cult of the Virgin Mary

12:00pm | Sunday 24 March 2013 Other
Mohsin Hamid

Mohsin Hamid Interviewed by Robert Collins

How to get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia

12:00pm | Sunday 24 March 2013 Fiction
Elaine Fox

Elaine Fox

Rainy Brain, Sunny Brain: The new Science of Optimism and Pessimism

12:00pm | Sunday 24 March 2013 Science
Sally Gardner

Sally Gardner

Wings and Co

12:00pm | Sunday 24 March 2013 Children and Young People
Nick Robinson

Nick Robinson

Live from Downing Street

12:00pm | Sunday 24 March 2013 Politics & Memoirs
Richard Hamilton

Richard Hamilton

The Last Storytellers: Tales from the Heart of Morocco

12:00pm | Sunday 24 March 2013 Language & Literature
John Bird

John Bird, Nadhim Zahawi and Andrew Simms

Poverty in the 21st Century

12:00pm | Sunday 24 March 2013 Contemporary Society
Mike Rapport

Mike Rapport

The Napoleonic Wars: A Very Short Introduction

1:15pm | Sunday 24 March 2013 Very Short Introductions
Cornelia Funke

Cornelia Funke Interviewed by Nicolette Jones

Fearless

2:00pm | Sunday 24 March 2013 Children and Young People

Mohammed Achaari

The Arch and the Butterfly

2:00pm | Sunday 24 March 2013 Fiction
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Paul Roberts

Paul Roberts

Life and death in Pompeii and Herculaneum

2:00pm | Sunday 24 March 2013 History
Daisy Waugh

Daisy Waugh Interviewed by Rachel Hore

Melting the Snow on Hester Street

2:00pm | Sunday 24 March 2013 Fiction
Stefanie Powers

Stefanie Powers and Clive Hirschhorn

Exploring the Hollywood Musical

2:00pm | Sunday 24 March 2013 Film, Television and Radio
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Brian Sewell

Brian Sewell

Naked Emperors: Criticisms of English Contemporary Art

2:00pm | Sunday 24 March 2013 Art, Architecture and Design
Lara Feigel

Lara Feigel

The Love-charm of Bombs: Restless Lives in WWII

2:00pm | Sunday 24 March 2013 Biography & Memoir
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Jack Straw

Jack Straw Interviewed by Nick Robinson

Last Man Standing: Memoirs of a Political Survivor

4:00pm | Sunday 24 March 2013 Politics & Memoirs
Jason Beacon

Jason Beacon and Martin Toseland Chaired by Angus Phillips

Self-publishing – the new gold rush?

4:00pm | Sunday 24 March 2013 Publishing
Roger Parker

Roger Parker Interviewed by David Freeman

A History of Opera

4:00pm | Sunday 24 March 2013 Music
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Mark Atherton

Mark Atherton

There and Back Again: Tolkien and the Origins of the Hobbit

4:00pm | Sunday 24 March 2013 Language & Literature
Hugh Aldersey-Williams

Hugh Aldersey-Williams

Anatomies: The Human Body, Its parts and the Stories they Tell

4:00pm | Sunday 24 March 2013 Science
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Hilary Mantel

Hilary Mantel Interviewed by Sarah Thomas

The 2013 Bodley Lecture: Bring Up the Bodies. Followed by Award of Bodley Medal to Hilary Mantel

4:00pm | Sunday 24 March 2013 Language & Literature