Proms 2018 winter repeats
31 Jul 2018, Imperial College Union
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Proms 2018 Proms Plus Talk

Proms Plus Talk
Proms Plus Talk
17:15 Tue 31 Jul 2018 Imperial College Union
Novelists John Lanchester and Diana Evans discuss depicting contemporary London in their fiction.
Novelists John Lanchester and Diana Evans discuss depicting contemporary London in their fiction.

About This Event

Novelists John Lanchester and Diana Evans, both chroniclers of contemporary London, discuss the many and diverse communities and villages that make up the UK capital, exploring the differences between north and south, east and west, the suburbs and the inner city. John Lanchester’s novel Capital, set in London prior to and during the 2008 financial crisis, was dramatised for BBC Television in 2015, while Diana Evans’ most recent novel Ordinary People offers a portrait of contemporary London and modern relationships, framed by Barack Obama’s election victory and the death of Michael Jackson.

Edited version broadcast on BBC Radio 3 during tonight's interval.

Booking is not required for this event. Entry is on a first-come-first-served basis (doors open from 30 minutes before the event begins; capacity is limited).

Images: Diana Evans (credit Nick Tucker) and John Lanchester.

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