Thursday 11th October 2018

Frank Cottrell Boyce

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To celebrate Libraries Week, Frank Cottrell Boyce will delivering a series of readings from his popular books including Millions and Sputnik’s Guide to Life at two different events.


Thursday 11th October 7:00 pm  —  Saturday 13th October 9:00 pm

In partnership with St Helens Libraries, we are celebrating Libraries Week with esteemed writer Frank Cottrell-Boyce, who will be delivering a series of readings from his popular books including Millions and Sputnik’s Guide to Life (soon to be a Dreamworks film).

Frank Cottrell Boyce, who was educated in St Helens, has written television episodes for Coronation Street, Brookside and Doctor Who and contributed to movie screenplays including: Forget About Me, Butterfly Kiss, Welcome to Sarajevo, 24 Hour Party People, The
Revenger’s Tragedy, and Millions. In 2012 he wrote the opening ceremony for the Olympic Games, which referenced St Helens town motto ‘Ex Terra Lucem’, from the earth comes light. In 2004, he wrote a book for children based on his own screenplay – Millions – which won the 2004 Carnegie Medal. Other selected books include Cosmic, The Astounding Broccoli Boy, Sputnik’s Guide to Life On Earth and several Chitty Chitty Bang Bang novels.

Frank will be reading at two events: 

Thursday 11th October, 7.00pm, at Rainhill Library.  This event is suitable for 16+

Saturday 13th October, 1.30pm, at Eccleston Library. This is a family friendly event.

Rainhill Library – Ramp and Parking. BSL signed performance.

Eccleston Library – Hands free access to library, accessible toilet and parking.

Both events are free but booking is required here or in any St Helens library. 

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