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Joanna Toye- Meet the Author

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Joanna Toye returns to the festival with a discussion on her Second World War ‘Shop Girls’ series based on Wolverhampton’s very own Beatties

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Joanna Toye returns to the festival to discuss her Second World War ‘Shop Girls’ series based on Wolverhampton’s very own Beatties store. In this event, Joanna will be talking about her varied career and how she found inspiration in Wolverhampton!

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Joanna Toye joined the production team of The Archers  after reading English at university. She became a scriptwriter for the programme for over twenty years and wrote several spin-off books about the long-running radio drama. On television, she has written for Crossroads, Family Affairs, Doctors  and EastEnders.

Now writing novels, her Second World War ‘Shop Girls’ series is based on Wolverhampton’s very own Beatties store – the latest, out now, is ‘The Victory Girls’.

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This popular event is now entering its fifth year and thanks to funding from Arts Council England it is now a regular feature on the city’s calendar.

While this year we are having to do things differently we still have a great variety of entertainment lined up for the three-day festival with over 35 different events.

Visitors will be able to listen to talks, watch performances and take part in practical workshops. All events have been organised with safety in mind.

We will be monitouring Government guidance carefully and will inform you of any changes to events.

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