Mel Giedroyc

Sunday 23 May 2021
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Assembly Rooms
£10 (excl. fees)
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One of our best-loved entertainers Mel Giedroyc talks to Francesca Beauman about her funny, tender and timely debut novel The Best Things.

A big-hearted story of a family on the brink, The Best Things is a life-affirming tale of failing, falling and finding a way back up. Featuring a brave heroine struggling to find the hero inside and a cast of unforgettable characters, it is a guaranteed page turner as warm and witty as Mel herself.

We all know and love Mel from her 30-year career spanning comedy, acting and presenting. As part of the double act Mel and Sue in series including Light Lunch, The Great British Bake Off and her new show Unforgivable.

‘A real treat. I enjoyed it HUGELY’ Marian Keyes


Event information:
This event will be socially distanced. Our venues were built by previous generations to house large gatherings, so they are adaptable for use adhering to socially distanced rules, with their spacious rooms and high ceilings. Further instructions of audience guidelines will be communicated closer to the festival and will adhere to the government guideline. Audience and artists’ safety is paramount. To read our COVID secure guidelines, please click here

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Buy the book:
The Best Things by Mel Giedroyc

Photo credit: Laura Fletcher


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