It was in the painting that I first saw myself as countless suitors had often described me. Before then, I would frown at my face in a hand-held mirror, wondering what they saw that made me so beautiful in their eyes.

Wake Me When I'm Gone

Odafe Atogun

Watch Yann Martel discussing Life of Pi following its original US publication in 2002.

Watch Josh Jelly-Schapiro introduce Island People from Cuba

Watch the trailer for Doctor Who series 10, starring Matt Lucas as Nardole

Watch Rick Gekoski introducing his debut novel Darke

Simon Garfield talks at Ideacity about the importance of letter writing in our current technology driven era, unpacks famous love letters and why they are important historically.

Undere the Skin – the official film trailer.

Rupert Everett performance

Colin Firth introduces The People Speak

Watch Catherine Chanter talking about her debut novel The Well

Celia Imrie performance