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Friday 22 March 2024

Between The Covers: TV's Flagship Book Show Set To Visit Theatre Royal Brighton With Live Show. Bookshop & Signings

For the first time, Between The Covers, the TV book club is taking to the road and visiting Theatre Royal Brighton, with a live version of the successful BBC Two series that brings books to life. 

The live show will feature three of the stars from Between The Covers: Kacey Ainsworth, Jo Brand, and Stephen Mangan – they will form the fantasy book group alongside bestselling author of Star of the Sea, Joseph O'Connor, who will tell all on his books and writing habits. 

Stephen Mangan said: 

"Finding and reading books that you love is one of life's greatest pleasures. Sitting around and discussing books with smart and funny people is up there too." 

The tour will be hosted by Amanda Ross, TV's Queen of Books and executive producer of Between The Covers. 

Amanda picks all the books for the television series and has chosen a new book to inspire theatre audiences to get reading with the panel.

As with the BBC Two show, the celebrity book group will wax lyrical about some of their favourite books- their 'BYOBs' - offering audiences plenty of recommendations, as well as enlightening and humorous insights into the reading habits of some of the nation"s favourite stars.

A bookshop will be set up at each venue and signings will take place after the show, with the celebrity panel, Joseph O'Connor and other authors. 

Amanda Ross said: 

"We are constantly told by our viewers that the TV show is way too short, and that they would love to join in the ultimate fantasy book group - well, this is their chance. 

"We couldn't be more excited to take the show around the country and meet the viewers."

Between The Covers at Theatre Royal Brighton on 7th June 2024. CLICK HERE for tickets.

by: Mike Cobley


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