Jane Hawking who inspired Oscar-winning The Theory of Everything to talk at Henley Literary Festival

Jane Hawking who wrote the book which inspired the Oscar-winning film The Theory of Everything has joined this year's Henley Literary Festival line-up. The film – a critical and box office success on both sides of the Atlantic – is based on Jane’s book, Travelling to Infinity, published by Alma Books. Portrayed on screen by the Oscar-nominated Felicity Jones, she will be looking back on her life and career at this year’s Henley ... read more

Jane Hawking to talk at Literary Festival

JANE HAWKING is to appear at this year’s Henley Literary Festival. She is the first wife of Stephen Hawking and was portrayed by Felicity Jones in the film The Theory of Everything, which won three Baftas and two golden globes and an oscar for its star Eddie Redmayne. The film, a box office hit on both sides of the Atlantic, is based on Mrs Hawking’s memoirs, Travelling To Infinity. The author will be looking back on her life and ... read more

Henley Literary Festival

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GYLES BRANDRETH is among the first speakers to be announced for this year’s Henley Literary Festival. The former MP, who is a regular on Radio 4 and The One Show, returns for the first time since a sell-out appearance in 2012. Also on the bill is Caroline Lucas, who will reflect on her time as leader of the Green Party and her experience of being its sole MP. The ninth annual festival will run from September 28 to October 4 at venues across ... read more


Broadcaster Gyles Brandreth and Green Party MP Caroline Lucas are among the first set of speakers. Bestselling novelists, a One Show star and Green Party MP are the first to be announced as Henley Literary Festival speakers. Broadcaster Gyles Brandreth, Green Party MP Caroline Lucas, Before I Go To Sleep author S.J. Watson, international bestseller Paula Hawkins and the UK’s most-borrowed adult author M.C. Beaton will all talke at the ... read more