The Reading Room

The Reading Room

First Sunday of the month 10am - 12pm, Following Tuesday (Repeat) 7pm - 9pm

The literary taste of Lincoln – and beyond. Paul Tyler presents a monthly collections of book reviews, author interviews, poetry readings and the latest things locally in the world of literature.

The Reading Room Podcast: ROOM 25 – Jim Bob, Driving Jarvis Ham, Unbound, John Osborne

On this programme we talk to ex-Carter The Unstoppable Sex Machine frontman Jim Bob about his new novel Driving Jarvis Ham, then The Reading Room Book Group give their verdict on the book. We also talk to John Mitchinson, co-founder of the revolutionary crowd-sourcing publisher Unbound, John Osborne gives us his nomination for our list…

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Video Podcast: The Reading Room LIVE with Red Dwarf’s Robert Llewellyn!

On Saturday 12th May, The Reading Room takes to the stage for The Reading Room LIVE featuring Red Dwarf and Scrapheap Challenge star Robert Llewellyn talking about his career and his new book News From Gardenia. CLICK HERE FOR THE VIDEO The full line up for this year’s show has now been confirmed, and includes:…

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The Reading Room – ROOM 25 Video Preview

In this short video, The Reading Room’s host Paul Tyler reminisces about the bands that defined his youth and wonders whether one of his musical heroes – Carter The Unstoppable Sex Machine’s Jim Bob – can make the leap to writing with his new novel Driving Jarvis Ham which we’ll be reviewing in our next programme.…

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The Reading Room Podcast: ROOM 24 with Elly Griffiths, John Baird, Pheonix Writers Circle

On this programme we talk to crime author Elly Griffiths about her popular Ruth Galloway series, we have a short story from John Baird and find out what happened when Paul visited the Phoenix Writers Circle. We also have poetry from Adrienne Silcock, Jamie McKay’s Musings of A Muddled Mind and author Nikki Valentine gives…

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The Reading Room – 2 Hours In 2 Minutes

Ever wondered what goes on in the studio during our live shows? No? Well we’re going to show you anyway!  This was recorded during our April show and features Paul, Jonny, Gill and studio guest Georgia Twynham…

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The Reading Room Podcast: ROOM 23

On this programme, The Reading Room Book Group review the latest novel from Secret Diary of Adrian Mole author Sue Townsend, The Woman who Went to Bed for a Year.and we talk to Georgia Twynham, author of The Thirteenth about the third book in her teen fantasy series, Nyteria Rising. We also have poetry from…

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Don’t Miss The Reading Room This Sunday and Tuesday!

On this month’s programme, The Reading Room Book Group review the latest novel from Secret Diary of Adrian Mole author Sue Townsend, The Woman who Went to Bed for a Year.We also talk to crime author Elly Griffiths about her popular Ruth Galloway series, Georgia Twynham, author of The Thirteenth, will be live in the…

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**SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT** The Reading Room LIVE with Robert Llewellyn!

On Saturday 12th May, The Reading Room once again takes to the stage with a special LIVE radio broadcast, this time from the Lincoln Performing Arts Centre.  We’ll again be featuring the best up and coming performers in spoken word and poetry, as well as live music… plus a very special guest: star of Red…

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The Reading Room Podcast: ROOM 21

This month The Reading Room Book Group discuss Pantheon by Sam Bourne, Booker prize nominated author Jon McGregor talks about his new collection of short stories This Isn’t the Sort of Thing That Happens to Someone Like You, we get another nomination for our list of 101 Books To Read Before You Die from poet…

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The Reading Room Podcast: ROOM 22

On this programme we talk to Radio Head author John Osborne about poetry and his new one man show John Peel’s Shed, Niki Valentine (The Haunted) provides our short story, we have flash fiction from Abigail Tarttelin (Flick) and crime author Elly Griffiths (A Room Full of Bones) adds her choice to our list of…

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