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Good Night Mister Tom – Which version? Michelle Magorian Wednesday 04 April 2018

Michelle trained for the theatre at the Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama in the late sixties and at Marcel Marceau’s L’Ecole Internationale de Mime in Paris. She has a postgraduate Certificate in Film Studies (BFI/London University) and an Honorary Doctorate (Portsmouth University).

 Her first novel Goodnight Mister Tom has won awards in the UK, America and Australia and has been translated into eleven languages. It has been read on the radio and as an audio book by Patrick Malahide. She has written a further 6 novels for children winning amongst others, the Costa Book Award.  Michelle will be sharing her experiences of different ways of telling the same story through the musical and TV versions and would be delighted to answer questions after the talk about the people in her other books A Little Love Song, Cuckoo in the Nest, A Spoonful of Jam and Impossible