Yorkshire-born Sally Wainwright began her career as a playwright and scriptwriter on The Archers and went on to write scripts for Coronation Street. She created her first original drama series At Home with The Braithwaites in 2000. Sally has won Royal Television Society...

Andrew Bibby has written widely on the landscape and the outdoors. He is the author of The Backbone of England: Landscape and Life on the Pennine Watershed, based on a journey made by Andrew on foot along the Pennine watershed that explores the different...

Something Dark tells the story of Lemn Sissay’s upbringing in care and the search for his family and true identity. The poet’s Ethiopian mother gave him up when he was two months old. He grew up in children’s homes and foster care and...

Northern Stars brings to life the conditions of child workers and the struggle for ‘one man, one vote’ in Manchester, Nottingham and London during the 19th century. The book tells the story of a Chartist march from Todmorden to London in 1839 seen through...

Directed by Alan Rudolph and starring Jennifer Jason Leigh, the film chronicles writer Dorothy Parker’s involvement with the Algonquin Round Table, a legendary lunch group of writers, critics and creative hangers-on who met daily at the Algonquin Hotel in New York between 1919 and 1929....

Join one of the UK’s best known contemporary poets, Ian McMillan and his son, award-winning poet, Andrew McMillan, for an entertaining evening of poetry and rip-roaring conversation, and a rollicking good night out!...

The Bradford-born playwright began writing for the theatre in 1995.  His most recent work includes his versions of Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies for the RSC at the Swan Theatre in 2014, which transferred to London’s West End and Broadway.  He...