Melvyn Bragg - in conversation with John Shapcott

Posted on 06 October 2014

Award-winning novelist, arts film-Maker, radio broadcaster, Fellow of The Royal Society and The British Academy, Melvyn Bragg will talk about a full creative life, from the B.B.C. in the in the 1960s to the publication of his most recent semi-autobiographical book, Grace and Mary, at Keele University on Friday 24th October at 7:30pm.

Melvyn will be joined in conversation on stage by John Shapcott, Honorary Research Fellow, Research Institute for the Humanities at Keele University, whose new book explores Melvyn Bragg's critical importance as regional novelist. John's book, 'Grains of Sand', is a study of Melvyn's Cumbria novels. 

The event will be held in the Westminster Theatre on the Keele University campus.

Tickets: £5 – all proceeds to Douglas Macmillan Hospice.

To book tickets visit: or call 01782 734340.