18:00 -19:00 : Sunday 11th November
In 1994, documentary film maker David Parker made a 30-minute television programme with Laurie Lee on the occasion of his 80th birthday. In this illustrated talk, David will introduce and show this recently rediscovered recording and explore what it tells us about Laurie Lee and his inspirations.
19:30 - 21:20 : Sunday 11th November
Based on the novella by Stroud Book Festival patron, Ian McEwan. In 1962 England, a young couple find their idyllic romance colliding with issues of sexual freedom and societal pressure, leading to an awkward and fateful wedding night.