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Being Betjeman by Jonathan Smith

"It's not a biography, it's not an autobiography, it's not a play … it's just a book!" More...

EM Forsters novels aren’t just fiction – they’re guides for life

Sky Arts series follows EM Forster's huge growth as a writer and the twists and turns of his personal life More...

Among the Summer Snows adapted for BBC Radio 4

Former Head of English, Jonathan Smith and writer, Christopher Nicholson (HS 69-73) adapt the book for BBC Radio 4 More...

Mira Nair to direct BBC series 'A Suitable Boy'

Mira Nair will direct adaptation of Vikram Seth’s (Sc 69-70) bestselling novel 'A Suitable Boy' More...

The OT Reading List 2018

Discover the latest releases from the world of OT literature More...

Sir Tim Waterstone: 'Rarely does your first love make you your fortune'

Sir Tim Waterstone (JH 52-57) explains how his success proved the cultural health of the country in March's The Big Issue More...

Frederick Forsyth: 'I've no lust to be 90'

Master storyteller Frederick Forsyth (PS 52-55) evaluates what his childhood self would make of his life More...

On foot in rural Transilvania

Freddie Hopkinson (CH 09-14) wins The Telegraph’s weekly Just Back travel writing competition for his account of a trip to rural Romania More...

Home of William Wordsworth hosts OT Poet

Listen to a reading by Kieron Winn (SH 82-87) at Dove Cottage More...

'Obsession kept me going': Vikram Seth on 25 years of A Suitable Boy

Vikram Seth (Sc 69-70)'s landmark novel, A Suitable Boy, celebrates its 25 anniversary this year. Read about it's much awaited sequel in his interview… More...

The Multiverse selected as Spectator Book of the Year

Andrew Wynn Owen's (SH 07-11) poetry collection The Multiverse, is Richard Davenport-Hines' book of the year in The Spectator More...

Review: A Field Guide to the English Clergy

The Spectator reviews Fergus Butler-Gallie (PS 05-10)'s 'entertaining gallop' through several centuries worth of peculiar parsons. More...

Frederick Forsyth - The Fox

Master storyteller Frederick Forsyth (PS 52-55) is back with a classic race-against-time thriller More...

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The Legacy of John Betjeman

Former Head of English at Tonbridge School, Jonathan Smith’s radio plays, Mr Betjeman’s class and Mr Betjeman regrets were broadcast on Radio 4 on Chr… More...

Project Hope

“If your heart stops, we obviously won’t be resuscitating you.” More...

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