Cambridgeshire author Ellee Seymour was inspired by the history of Wolferton Royal Station and Sandringham, the much-loved home to the Royal family since 1862, and embarked on writing a trilogy based on the real lives of station master Harry Saward, his wife Sarah and daughters Jessie, Beatrice and Ada. Ellee, who has also worked as a journalist, in PR and as a ghostwriter, will discuss the series and her research into the lives of the Sawards, the Royal connection and the station itself with host DeeDee Doke. Julie Collins, author of Identical, a just-published wellness book for children to explore and understand some of the behaviour issues around being a twin. An identical twin herself, Julie has enjoyed a successful show business career and appeared in West End theatres, films and TV, working as twins and a solo performer. An audience Q&A will follow the interview.
Books will be available for sale and signing in the Loft at the Viva Theatre after the talk.
From best-selling authors to a Fen-tastic photographer with a golden eye, In the company of… brings creatives, scientists and other imaginators from Cambridgeshire and beyond to the Viva Theatre to reveal their artistic visions, stories, adventures and experiences to a live audience. Have a biscuit and a cup of tea or coffee with a line-up of intriguing guests this autumn, and hear the untold tales behind their work. Interviewed by journalist DeeDee Doke, our guests will also have the opportunity to take questions from the audience during these once-a-month, hourlong events.