h Club London (formerly The Hospital Club) have announced their celebratory event for this year's World Book Night taking place on Tuesday 23rd April at 7pm. The event will celebrate all that is wonderful and inspiring about reading, with the club hosting a range of authors and celebrities who will read passages from much-loved and upcoming books to attendees.
Confirmed celebrity attendees reading passages from their favourite books include, Harry Potter actor Jason Isaacs; Luther actor Steven Makintosh; Being Human actress Annabel Scholey; Downton Abbey actress Catherine Steadman; The Following, Altered Carbon & Sex Education actor James Purefoy and Eastenders and Coronation Street's Michelle Collins.
They are joined by a host of top-tier authors who will read passages from their recently released/upcoming books. These include Mike Gayle (The Man I Think I Know and The Hope Family Calendar); Rebecca Reid (Perfect Liars and upcoming novel Truth Hurts); Emma Jane Unsworth (Animals); Rosie Walsh (The Man Who Didn't Call and Ghosted); Fiona Neill (The Betrayals); Bev Thomas (A Good Enough Mother) and Louise Doughty (Apple Tree Yard).
Some of the attendees from left to right: Louise Doughty, James Purefoy, Fiona Neill, Michelle Collins, Rosie Walsh and Jason Isaacs. Photo credit: Lorenzo Belenguer.