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Winnie-The-Pooh: Gyles Brandreth In Conversation with Jane Riordan

Originally published in the 1920s, the adventures of Winnie-the-Pooh, as told by A.A. Milne with E. H. Shepard’s iconic decorations, have brought joy to generations. The stories remain some of the best loved works in children’s fiction, with Winnie-the-Pooh named both the UK’s best-loved children’s book and favourite childhood book character.

The ‘stream and book’ package includes a unique ticket for the stream, and a copy of Once There Was a Bear, deliverable to any UK or international address.

For one night only the event will initially be broadcast on 20th October 2021 at 18:30 UK time. It will be available to view up to a week after the event has ended and can be accessed Worldwide. If you live in a time zone that does not suit the initial broadcast time you can watch it at any point after the initial showing for one week.

There is also the chance to purchase Winnie-the-Pooh: Once There Was a Bear, Harrods exclusive release, complete with limited edition print and Harrods-green gift slipcase. Please see below for ticket options.

If you have any questions, please email faneonline@fane.co.uk

In honour of the 95th anniversary of Milne and Shepard’s stories, host Gyles Brandreth will be in conversation with Jane Riordan, author of the official new prequel Winnie-the-Pooh: Once There Was a Bear published by Farshore.

This timeless collection of new stories takes readers back to when Winnie-the-Pooh was first purchased from Harrods Toy department for baby Christopher Robin in August 1921. It imagines the ‘before stories’ of Pooh, Eeyore and Piglet for the first time, and offers readers the chance to meet the younger Christopher Robin previously only glimpsed in Milne’s poetry.

Featuring special guest readings and insights from Harrods archivists on the launch of Milne’s 1926 collection, this is an opportunity for fans of all ages to revisit treasured memories, as Gyles and Jane reminisce abou
For one night only the event will initially be broadcast on 20th October 2021 at 18:30 UK time. It will be available to view up to a week after the event has ended and can be accessed Worldwide. Please see www.fane.co.uk/winnie-the-pooh for ticket options.
If you have any questions, please email faneonline@fane.co.uk
Virtual Event here  
https://www.fane.co.uk/winnie-the-pooh
Wed 20 Oct 2021 to Wed 27 Oct 2021
Contact telephone: +44(0) 20 4551 3276 Call to check latest times or cancellations.
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