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Victoria Smith interviews award-winning writer and Desmond Elliott Prize nominee, Okechukwu Nzelu, and discusses his debut novel, Nnenna Maloney, literary inspirations like Bernadine Evaristo, balancing writing with teaching and ensuring that underrepresented voices are heard in literature.
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The wonderfully witty improv comedy troupe returns to the Fortune Theatre, but how will Austentatious be received by our Austen super-fan and theatre critic, Jo Hemmings?
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Laura Wade’s witty theatrical rewrite of Jane Austen’s unfinished novel, The Watsons, comments on female authorship, agency and joyfully sends up actors, writers and pseudo-intellectualism.
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