Best known as half of comedy double act Mel and Sue, Mel Giedroyc is a comedian, actor and entertainer who has appeared on The Great British Bake Off and Light Lunch and has written her debut novel The Best Things, a big-hearted story about a family on the brink. She is joined by bestselling novelist Marian Keyes, whose paperback of Grown Ups was published earlier this year – a beautifully woven tale of three brothers, their partners and the secrets they all keep. They talk about their books with Sam Baker.

Due to illness Mel Giedroyc will no longer take part in this event.

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Grown Ups The Best Things


The Times and The Sunday Times Forum

The Times and The Sunday Times Forum is situated on the Montpellier Gardens site of The Times and The Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival in the heart of Cheltenham (GL50 1UW).

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