Meet Jennifer Johnston at BBC Radio 4 Bookclub

BBC Radio 4’s flagship book programme is coming to record a special edition in the city of Derry on Monday, March 7.

Bookclub is a unique radio programme that brings readers together with their favourite writers.

Bookclub’s guest on March 7 is Jennifer Johnston, who was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1977 and won the Whitbread Novel Award in 1979. She joins presenter James Naughtie and readers at the Verbal Arts Centre to discuss her novel The Gingerbread Woman. Tickets are free and issued on a first come, first served basis. Book your place via the BBC website: or email Dymphna Flynn on: