Author Mark Watson talks books

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Award-winning comedian and write Mark Watson will be in Sheffield on Sunday to talk about his latest book - as part of the city’s Off The Shelf Festival.

The TV and radio star - who has his own cult Radio 4 series and was named the Edinburgh Fringe Festival’s highest achiever of the decade by The Times - is also the acclaimed author of several novels including Hotel Alpha, Eleven, The Knot and graphic novel, Dan and Sam.

During his appearance in the city, Mark will be talking about his latest book, a dark thriller called The Place That Didn’t Exist. Mark will be at the University of Sheffield Students’ Union Foundry next Sunday at 7.30pm for a 70-minute talk as part of the annual literary festival, hosted in collaboration with the Students’ Union.

As one of the largest literary festivals in the UK, running since 1991, Off the Shelf attracts some of the best known names in the literary industry and features a jamp-packed programme of over 200 events suitable for all ages.

Visit for tickets to see Mark in Sheffield at the weekend, £7.50 each and £6 for concessions.