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Today's highlights.

Rosie Boycott talks to Peter Florence The journalist discusses her nakedly pitiless classic 1970s memoir of journalism and alcohol addiction.

When? 11:30am Venue? Guardian Stage Diana Quick talks to Hannah Rothschild The actress discusses her Indian heritage and professional life - From the British Raj to the British stage.

When? 11:30am Venue? Oxfam Studio James Hawes talks to Anita Sethi The satirical novelist and German scholar refashions everything we thought we knew about the C20th literary icon, Franz Kafka.

When? 11:30am Venue? Dream Stage Paddy Ashdown The Joseph Rotblat Lecture 2009: Ashdown's Third Law When? 2:30pm Venue? Barclays Wealth Pavilion Stephen Fry Irony, Obama and our love affair with the New World, from sea to shining sea.

When? 4pm Venue? Barclays Wealth Pavilion Jon Gower and Fflur Dafydd Dafydd's haunting novel Twenty Thousand Saints evokes life on the blessed island of Bardsey. Gower's debut novel in Welsh, Dala'r Llanw, conjures stories set in Buenos Aires, Oakland and Cardiff.

When? 4pm Venue? Dream Stage Roy Hattersley The elder statesman of the Labour Party envisions a fourth way ahead.

When? 5:30pm Venue? Barclays Wealth Pavilion Stephen Daldry talks to Francine Stock The film director discusses his work on Billy Elliot, The Hours and The Reader.

When? 5:30pm Venue? Sony Screen Gillian Clarke The National Poet of Wales launches her new collection.

When? 5:30pm Venue? Oxfam Studio Tony Curtis talks to Francine Stock An audience with the Hollywood legend, lover, comedian and autobiographer.

When? 7pm Venue? Barclays Wealth Pavilion Wales Book of the Year Introducing the writers on the shortlists in Welsh and English.

When? 7pm Venue? Oxfam Studio Jeremy Hardy Deadpan wit from the News Quiz stars in his stand-up show.

When? 8:30pm Venue? Barclays Wealth Pavilion Brecon Jazz presents Kyle Eastwood The mesmeric bass player plays his new album.

When? 10pm Venue? Guardian Stage
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Publication:Western Mail (Cardiff, Wales)
Date:May 25, 2009
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