Soman Chainani in conversation with Anna James at Waterstones Piccadilly

Soman Chainani in conversation with Anna James at Waterstones Piccadilly

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203-206 Piccadilly

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Join us for an evening with Soman Chainani to celebrate the publication of Rise of the School for Good and Evil

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Join us for an evening with Soman Chainani and a special guest to celebrate the publication of Rise of the School for Good and Evil the prequel to the bestselling novel The School for Good and Evil - a dark and enchanting fantasy adventure perfect for those who prefer their fairytales with a twist. Soman will be joined by Kit Young who stars at Rhian in the forthcoming Netflix movie The School for Good and Evil.

Soman Chainani studied at Harvard, practically creating his own fairytale major. He is also an acclaimed screenwriter, whose films have played at more than 150 film festivals, winning more than 30 jury and audience prizes. When he’s not telling stories or teaching, Soman is a die-hard tennis player.

Kit Young currently stars as Jesper Fahey in the Netflix fantasy series Shadow And Bone. His film work includes the upcoming Netflix feature School For Good And Evil, as well as the feature film The Homeless World Cup directed by Thea Sharrock. Also upcomingis the Oliver Kassman-produced horror The Origin. His theatre work includes starring roles in Macbeth (Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, 2018), The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie (Donmar Warehouse, 2018) and two plays for Nicholas Hytner at The Bridge - Julius Caesar (2018) and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2019). Kit trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, graduating in 2017.

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