Nick Hornby, the Oscar nominated screenwriter and award-winning author of ‘About a Boy’ and ‘High Fidelity’ fame, is giving a public Q&A at Twickenham Studios next month.

He will be giving insider info on life in Hollywood, script writing and how to break into the industry.

His non-fiction books include the football memoir Fever Pitch and The Complete Polysyllabic Spree, a collection of Nick’s essays on books and culture.

He is also the author of Slam, about teenage pregnancy, which is vintage Hornby for teenagers.

Councillor Lisa Blakemore, Mayor of Richmond upon Thames, said: “This is not just an opportunity to see inside one of the UK’s leading film studios, but also to hear from one of the countries most prized authors and screen writers.

“So, whether you are a film buff, or writer or football fan – come and hear from Nick Hornby and help raise money for three special charities.”

A number of Nick Hornby’s books were made into films, including the award-winning Fever Pitch, High Fidelity, About a Boy and A Long Way Down.

Nick also scripted the adaptation of Lynn Barber’s memoir ‘An Education’ as well as Brooklyn by Colm Toibin.

He started his career as a journalist, with features published in the Sunday Times, Esquire, Elle, Vogue, GQ, Time Out, Time, the Literary Review and the Independent.

His work frequently touches upon music and sport, and his books have sold more than 5 million copies worldwide as of 2018.

To raise money for the Mayor of Richmond’s three chosen charities, Nick Hornby will be answering questions from an event host and the audience at the special Q&A at Twickenham Studios on Tuesday, March 13.

Tickets cost £50, there are only 60 available. To book, go to