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To mark the 300th anniversary of Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe, a new BBC television series to be broadcast this autumn will explore how novels have always been a revolutionary agent of social change. Ahead of the series, BBC Radio 2’s Book Club will be asking guests and the Cheltenham audience to discuss the novels that have shaped their worlds. Joe Haddow chairs a conversation with fellow judges, including Juno Dawson (Meat Market), Mariella Frostrup and actor Don Warrington.

Venue

Town Hall, Baillie Gifford Stage

Cheltenham Town Hall is situated in Imperial Gardens in the centre of Cheltenham, around a 25 minute walk from Cheltenham train station.

For directions to Cheltenham Town Hall, visit the website: cheltenhamtownhall.org.uk/townhall

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