The TV Book Club

7:30pm Sunday, February 27 on M4

In this episode, the panel discuss Bleed for Me , Michael Robotham’s thriller about a 14-year-old girl found covered in blood, while her father lies dead in her bedroom. Prod Co: Cactu

7:30pm Sunday, February 20 on M4

In this episode, the panel discuss The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks , Rebecca Skloot’s true story of a poor Southern tobacco farmer whose cancer cells – taken without her knowledge – became one of the most important tools in medicine.

7:30pm Sunday, February 13 on M4

In this episode, the panel discuss The News Where You Are , Catherine O’Flynn’s funny and touching story of a local TV news reporter haunted by disappearances. This week’s guest is Bill Paterson. Prod Co: Cactu

7:30pm Sunday, February 6 on M4

In this episode, the panel discuss Tiger Hills , Sarita Mandanna’s tale of two children in southern India whose lives are changed when they attend a ‘tiger wedding’.

7:30pm Sunday, January 30 on M4

In this episode, the panel discuss The Junior Officers’ Reading Club, Patrick Hennessey’s inside story of how a modern soldier is made. William Roache is this episode’s guest interviewee.

7:30pm Sunday, January 23 on M4

In this episode, the panel discuss The Long Song , the Booker-shortlisted novel from Small Island author Andrea Levy that takes the form of the memoirs of July – a former slave. Ray Mears is this episode’s celebrity interviewee.

12:40pm Monday, January 17 on C4

Ten books carefully chosen from the thousands of new books published are set to be become the titles everyone will be talking about as The TV Book Club returns. The series is presented by a panel that includes Jo Brand, Dave Spikey and Laila Rouass, who are joined for this new series by Ade Edmondson and Meera Syal. They review a new title each week, encouraging viewers to read along with them. In this first episode, the panel discuss Room , Emma Donoghue’s unsentimental yet uplifting Booker-shortlisted novel about a five-year-old boy and his mother, who spend all their time in a locked room.

7:50pm Sunday, January 16 on M4

The TV Book Club returns. The diverse range of new and established writers earning a place on TV’s best known literary discussion forum includes two from the current Booker Prize shortlist, a leading TV producer, and a former postwoman. The ten-part series is presented by a panel that includes Jo Brand, Dave Spikey and Laila Rouass, who are joined for this new series by Ade Edmondson and Meera Syal. In this first episode the panel discuss Emma Donoghue’s unsentimental yet uplifting Booker-shortlisted novel Room .

7:30pm Sunday, July 11 on M4

The TV Book Club , funded by Specsavers, champions the best in holiday reading from both emerging and established authors. The series is hosted by a presenting panel that includes Jo Brand, Dave Spikey, Laila Rouass and Stephen Tompkinson. The book reviewed in this episode is The Legacy , Katherine Webb’s sweeping, multi-generational drama exploring the lives of two very different women from one remarkable family.

12:05pm Monday, June 28 on C4

The TV Book Club returns for a brand new eight-part series of Summer Reads. The show is hosted by a presenting panel that includes Jo Brand, Dave Spikey, Laila Rouass and Stephen Tompkinson. In each episode, the presenters rate and review one chosen title, inviting viewers to immerse themselves in some of Britain’s most engaging stories. The book reviewed in this first episode is The Help , Kathryn Stockett’s funny and moving story of three Mississippi women from different backgrounds. The TV Book Club also features one major celebrity interview in every episode.

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