Actress Sheila Hancock will be among an array of celebrities appearing at the fourth Chipping Norton Literary Festival which starts tomorrow (April 23).

The wife of the late Inspector Morse actor John Thaw will be at The Theatre, in Spring Street, to talk about her debut novel, Miss Carter’s War, at 4pm on Saturday (April 25).

Talks, performances, workshops and book signings are being held in various locations around the town through to Sunday (April 26).

Other guests include author Lee Child, Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan talking about their books and book club and author David Baddiel.

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