My book The Great British Factory is published by Allen Lane on 5 October, and I will be tormenting audiences about it at various events in the next few weeks:

Monday 5 October, at 7: Daunt Books, Marylebone

Tuesday 6 October, at 7: Wimbledon Book Festival

Friday 9 October, at 11.45: Cheltenham Literature Festival

Saturday 17 October, at 11.30: BBC History Weekend, Malmesbury

Sunday 18 October, at 12.30: Thame Arts and Literature Festival

Thursday 12 November, at 6.30: Jaffe and Neale Bookshop, Chipping Norton

The accompanying BBC Two series, Let Us Entertain You, will be on TV later this autumn.

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