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Lifelines with Virginia Ironside
Tue 21 March 2017, 19:30 – 21:00 GMT
Author of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Deborah Moggach chats with award-winning author, journalist and agony aunt Virginia Ironside, whose journalism has spanned Woman magazine, Sunday Mirror, Today, the Sunday Post, The Independent and Oldie. Alongside her journalistic career solving peoples’ problems, Virginia has been writing novels since her first book, Chelsea Bird, was published at the age of nineteen. Most recently, No, Thanks! I’m Quite Happy Standing! Was described by Wendy Holden as “funny” and “brave”, describing her humour as “reminiscent of the great Sue Townsend’s (and I can pay no greater compliment) — a combination of unpretentiousness, generosity and piercing insight” .