Welcome to the latest issue of Signpost. As the nights begin to well and truly draw in, we hope that this week's selection of links will keep you busy and entertained over the next few days. We love to hear from you and welcome all readers to get in touch with their thoughts and ideas for links to include.
78 years ago this week, the classic movie ‘Casablanca’ premiered, 68 years ago the Agatha Christie play “The Mousetrap” opened in the West End and 30 years ago this week, Margaret Thatcher resigned as Prime Minister.
November is National Novel Writing Month, an event aiming to encourage people to write 50,000 words of a novel throughout November. We may be halfway through, but it is never too late to start! If you are looking for inspiration, the website includes pep talks from a number of famous authors, including Philip Pullman, Sue Grafton, Nick Hornby and James Patterson
The Southbank Centre has produced a series of podcasts (audio documentaries) that feature some of the finest writers, poets and thinkers from across the globe. You can enjoy Phoebe Waller-Bridge talking about her play “Fleabag”, Hilary Clinton and her daughter Chelsea and their book “The Book of Gutsy Women: Favourite Stories of Courage and Resilience” or Richard Dawkins talking about an argument for atheism.
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