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This is the Holmes Service

John shares his BBC Radio journey, from The Archers to political programs, Pebble Mill in Birmingham, and local stations in Derby and Nottingham, including interviews with celebrities like Dame Joan Collins and memories with Spike Milligan.

When: Wednesday 17 July

Nottingham Central Library are proud to partner with the Society of Authors on this series of workshops and talks for 2024. From writing witchcraft, world building, crime writing, to children’s storytimes, we have something for everyone.

Society of Authors presents: John Holmes

Talk: This is the Holmes Service

  • Wednesday 17 July, 5:30pm to 7pm.
  • Genre: Biographical – Audience: 18+
  • Ticket Price: £5

John details his experiences of working for the BBC Radio from The Archers, to political programmes, his time at Pebble Mill in Birmingham, and local radio BBC radio stations Derby and Nottingham. Interviews with celebrities such as Dame Joan Collins, and his memories of a day with Spike Milligan.