Ricky Gervais and Julia Quinn amongst writers appearing in new storytelling festival this September

A new festival starts this September, celebrating inspirational storytelling from authors, poets, screenwriters and comedians. Ricky Gervais and Julia Quinn, the author of Bridgerton, are among the writers set to appear at Stories Festival, which will be held at Picturehouse Central in Shaftesbury Avenue from September 24 to 26.

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Stormzy unveils his waxwork at Madame Tussauds

Stormzy has unveiled his first Madame Tussauds waxwork figure at the famous Baker Street attraction, writes Davina Hyde. The Croydon born rapper’s figure immortalises his famous headline appearance at the 2019 Glastonbury Festival where he wore a Union Jack stab vest designed by Banksy. Stormzy, whose real name is Michael Omari, said: “I can’t lie, it’s one of my proudest moments.

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