Win tickets to the Globe Theatre!

    After their sponsorship of my talk at the Hay Festival a few weeks ago, Cafédirect, the Globe Theatre and Shakespeare on Toast are teaming up!

    All Friends of Cafédirect have the chance to WIN TICKETS to see Troilus & Cressida at Shakespeare’s Globe in London, AND a signed copy of Shakespeare on Toast!

    In order to enter the competition simply become a Friend of Cafédirect by clicking here:… and then get snapping…*

    It’s free to become a Friend of Cafédirect, and from what I’ve seen, Troilus at the Globe will be quite an event…

    Competition closes midday June 30th 2009.

    *the Cafédirect blog will explain all…

    Upcoming Events…

    Gearing up for the launch of the paperback edition of Toast next week, here’s a look at where and when I’ll be in the coming weeks…

    27th May, 7pmInternational House, Covent Garden, London

    31st May, 9amHay-on-Wye Literary Festival – It may be early morning, but Toast will be served, and coffee will be provided by Cafedirect!

    4th June, 7pmNotting Hill Waterstones

    10th June, 9amBBC Radio 4, Midweek with Libby Purves

    11th June, 10amBBC Radio Bristol, Graham Torrington’s show

    11th June, 7pmBrendan Books, Old Brewery Buildings, Bath Place, Taunton, Somerset – Brendan Books was shortlisted for the Independent Bookshop Of The Year…

    18th June, 11.05amBBC Radio Somerset, with Elise Rayner

    19th June, 9.15pmBBC Radio 3, The Verb, with Ian McMillan

    22nd June, 6pmShakespeare’s Globe, Nancy Knowles Lecture Theatre, ‘Speaking English in Shakespearean London’ with David Crystal

    25th June, 7pmSchool of Life, Show and Tell with Damian Barr. Also with Laura Lockington and David Nicholls…

    15th July, 7.30pmWays With Words, Dartington Hall, Devon

    << See more at the Book Festivals Dates Page

    Cafedirect & Toast at Hay-on-Wye

    This coming Sunday 31st, as part of The Guardian Hay-on-Wye Literature Festival, I’ll be talking all things Shakespeare, at the breakfast hour of 9am.

    Cafedirect is sponsoring the event, providing free coffee – and I’ll see if I can’t rustle up some toast and jam to go with the Toast

    Come one, come all… Click here for a link to the Hay website… and below to the right for details of Cafedirect… also their blogpost here