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ABC Radio Victoria, Live Evenings broadcast from Bendigo Writers Festival

Arts Culture and Music At The Capital Theatre 50 View St Bendigo, Victoria

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On August 09, 2018
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ABC Radio Melbourne and Victoria’s Evenings Program will be broadcasting live on the eve of this years Festival. Hosted by Lindy Burns and David Astle. It’s the warm-up event that gives the whole state an opportunity to listen in.
On Festival eve, at the Capital Theatre, Lindy and David will host a bevvy of talented writers from this year’s Bendigo Writers Festival program. The atmosphere is warm and inviting, the hosts charming and witty, and with all in readiness for a huge weekend of events, the conversation is sure to be brilliant.
The panel of special guests includes:
• Norwegian, Polish-based Jewish musician, director and playwright, Bente Kahan;
• Poet, actor, playwright and also Chancellor of the University of Manchester, Lemn Sissay.
• Creators of a new madcap children’s book about animal mummies, The Chaser's Andrew Hansen and his partner Jessica Roberts.
• American science journalist and writer of the controversial book about toxic weedkillers, Carey Gillam.
• American scholar of religion, and author of a bestselling book about artistic resistance to violence, Sarah Sentilles.
• Writer of the international bestseller Ranger's Apprentice adventure books, John Flanagan
• British crime writer, creator of tv's Vera and Shetland series, Ann Cleeves
Everyone is welcome to attend this special two hour broadcast live from Bendigo's Capital. Simply click link to register.

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