Podcasts of events

The Centre has a range of audio recordings created during its events.

Adrian Mole aged 50

Listen as Simon Schatzberger speaks to BBC Radio Leicester's Ben Jackson about playing the role of Adrian Mole. This interview came ahead of an event celebrating Adrian Mole's 50th birthday at the University.

Listen to Simon Schatzberger

The not-so-secret birthday of Adrian Mole, aged 50

Leicester's Head of Archives and Special Collections, Simon Dixon, speaks alongside one of the Centre's commissioned writers, Maria Taylor, about the University's Adrian Mole 50th birthday celebrations.

Listen to Simon and Maria

Sharon Millar

Listen to Sharon Millar read her short story The Gayelle, which features in her book: The Whale House and Other Stories.

Listen to Sharon Millar

Robert Macfarlane

Hear Robert Macfarlane speak on Generation Anthropocene at the fifth Annual Creative Writing lecture.

Listen to Robert Macfarlane

Stuart Hill

Hear Stuart Hill read from and talk about his writing at his second guest lecture at the University.

Listen to Stuart Hill

Spring Events 2015

Listen to the playlist of events we held in the Spring of 2015, including a talk with Blake Morrison, best-selling author of: And When Did you Last See your Father?

Listen to the playlist

Fernando Sorrentino

Listen to celebrated author Fernando Sorrentino read from his collection of short stories and discuss his inspirations as a writer.

Listen to Fernando Sorrentino

Thomas Glave

Listen to author of Whose Song? and Other Stories, Thomas Glave, read from his work in progress.

Listen to Thomas Glave