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BBC Radio 3: Refuge in Crisis

Michael spoke to BBC Radio 3 for their series Refuge in Crisis. In his piece, Michael talks about his childhood seaside village of Bradwell, in Essex. Bradwell was actually featured in one of Michael’s books, Singing for Mrs Pettigrew. You can listen to Michael’s piece, entitled Let Me Take You… Read More

Michael Morpurgo on The Arts Hour

On the most recent episode of BBC’s The Arts Hour, Michael Morpurgo spoke about the way he gets his story ideas. To listen to the episode on BBC iPlayer, click here and skip to 39:54 to hear Michael discussing his writing. [Photo credit: Kevin Lake, 2016]… Read More

The Queen’s 90th Birthday

On 21st April, Michael Morpurgo was one of a handful of guests asked to join the BBC for their coverage of The Queen’s 90th birthday at Windsor Castle. Michael spoke not only of the times he met her majesty, but her fondness for the National Theatre’s production of… Read More