Richard E Grant literary festival switch

Actor and author Richard E Grant heads the glittering line up at the University of East Anglia's literary festival this spring - but he has been forced to change the date because of a delay in publication of his new book, Wah-Wah.

Actor and author Richard E Grant heads the glittering line up at the University of East Anglia's literary festival this spring - but he has been forced to change the date because of a delay in publication of his new book, Wah-Wah.

He will now appear on Monday May 15.

Tickets for the original date of April 6 will be valid for the new date; for those unable to make it, refunds are available from the UEA Box Office, Norwich, NR4 7TJ - including your ticket(s), name and address (final date for refunds is Friday May 12).

Also appearing in the literary festival series is famous feminist writer and poet Margaret Atwood, author of the The Handmaid's Tale and The Blind Assassin, which won the Booker Prize in 2000.

Times columnist and ex-MP Matthew Parris will offer an insight into his long career in political writing.

Julian Clary, whose memoir A Young Man's Passage was published last year, ends the current series.

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All events start at 7pm in Lecture Theatre One at the UEA. Tickets are available to the public from the UEA box office in person, by phone on 01603 508050 or via www.ueaticketbookings.co.uk

LINE UP

t Monday March 6 - Margaret Atwood

t Monday March 13 - Jay McInerney

t Wednesday May 10 - Matthew Parris

t Monday May 15 - Richard E Grant

t Wednesday May 17 - Frank Gardner

t Wednesday May 24 - Jane Smiley

t Wednesday June 7 - Julian Clary

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