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The Primadonna Prize Award

2nd March 2020 · 7:45pm - 10:30pm

In person | Virtual event

 The Primadonna Prize Award

Join Sandi Toksvig for a very special night of brilliant writing featuring the best in literary talent, as Sandi reveals the name of first ever winner of the Primadonna Prize for unsigned and unrepresented new authors.

As well as Sandi, you’ll hear from all of the prize judges on the night: celebrated authors Joanne Harris, Lemn Sissay and Neil Hegarty, as well as Primadonna judges Cathryn Summerhayes, Lisa Milton and Monisha Rajesh.

Host Sandi will also reveal details of Primadonna’s plans for 2020.

And there will be three very special performances of brand new work that celebrates the stories of forgotten or mis-remembered women:

  • Catherine Mayer on journalist, performance artist and brightest spark Paula Yates
  • Athena Stevens on ‘the woman who would not mind’.
  • Winsome Pinnock on poet, dramatist and the first black woman to work for the BBC, Una Marson.

Book now for this unique and very special evening.

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