Join Alex, bestselling author of Alex’s Adventures In Numberland, at the Port Eliot Festival this coming weekend 24th – 27th July, where he will be discussing his latest book Alex Through The Looking Glass and exploring the fascinating world of numbers; how they have shaped and changed our world and our diverse relationships with them.
Audible have commissioned M.J. Arlidge to write an audio exclusive thriller series for release summer 2014. The 10-part series, entitled SIX DEGRESS OF SEPARATION, is a political assassination thriller and will be told in 30 minute episodes.
In his new three part series architecture critic Tom Dyckhoff explores the impact the design of buildings can have on us - on our identity and self-esteem, our relationships, our chances at school, and even our weight and immune system.
The first episode premieres tonight on Channel 4 at 8pm. For more information, click here.
Alex Bellos is investigating the phenomenon of favourite numbers. Do you have one? Is it your birthday? Something superstitious, or mathematical?
Over the summer, Alex is asking people to tell him what their favourite number is, if they have one, and why it is their favourite. The results will feature in Alex’s new book, The Game Of Life, the follow up to his bestselling Alex’s Adventures in Numberland .
To listen to Alex’s appearance on the Today Programme, click here.
Aardman’s first feature-length stop-motion animation since Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were Rabbit will be an adaptation of Gideon Defoe’s fantastic novel The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists. Hugh Grant will play the Pirate Captain, complete with luxurious beard, in the film, which will be released worldwide in Spring 2012.