2 Jan 2014

Comedian and writer Sandi Toksvig

From Writers and Readers Festivals, 7:10 pm on 2 January 2014

After more than three decades in comedy, Sandi Toksvig is considered a British national treasure. She is the long-serving host of the BBC Radio 4 political comedy panel show, The News Quiz; author of numerous books - including, most recently, 'Peas & Queues: The Minefield of Modern Manners'; has written for television and theatre, and has just been recognised with an OBE in the British New Year's Honours. Born in Denmark, Sandi performed with the Cambridge Footlights while at university, started her career in children's television, and also played on improvisational comedy show, Whose Line is it Anyway.