Sarah's new play 'Festival' was broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on Tuesday 31st July at 2.15pm, and is now available on iplayer here
In 1962, novelist Elizabeth Jane Howard took on the job of running the Cheltenham Literary Festival. It was to be a baptism of fire.
Melody Grove, Tony Gardner, Will Howard and Jonathan Forbes star. Directed by Gaynor McFarlane.
Festival is pick of the day in The Times and The Daily Mail.
‘This dramatisation of the moment when Howard took over the running of the Cheltenham Literary Festival is excellent fun. Not only is it written by Sarah Wooley, but Howard offers splendid material.’ Catherine Nixey. The Times.
Sarah Wooley is a writer for radio, TV, film and theatre. She lives in London.