Friday September 16th 2016

5pm-6pm Jacqueline Wilson
Former Children’s Laureate Dame Jacqueline Wilson is one of the nation’s best-loved children’s writers, known for characters such as the feisty Tracy Beaker and the irrepressible Hetty Feather. Her books have sold over 39 million copies in the UK alone. In a welcome return to the Chiswick Book Festival, she will talk about some of her most popular stories and give a sneak preview of her next book Clover Moon. Chaired by Rebecca Jones, BBC arts correspondent.

Please note there will be no book signing after this event. Printed book plates with Jacqueline’s signature on will be available from the bookshop.

Supported by Fleet Tutors
St Michael & All Angels Church, £3

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7:30pm-8:30pm The Girl on the Train & Before I Go to Sleep:
From Page to Screen

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The Girl on the TrainBefore I Go to Sleep FILM TIE-IN

Paula Hawkins and SJ Watson have both received critical acclaim for their bestselling crime novels. The film of The Girl on the Train will be released in October starring Emily Blunt. Can it replicate the box office success of Before I Go to Sleep, starring Nicole Kidman and Colin Firth? With Joe Haddow, producer of The Radio Two Book Club, the authors talk about the startling success of their books and the process of translating their stories from bestsellers into potential blockbusters.

Savills1364373884Supported by Savills. Bar open from 6:45pm
The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation Theatre, ArtsEd, 14 Bath Road, W4 1LY, £10

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