JK Rowling’s launch event for The Casual Vacancy will be available to watch live on our YouTube channel this Thursday 27 September. From 7.30pm Jo will be on stage at Queen Elizabeth Hall for an interview with Mark Lawson before reading extracts from the new book.
To watch live, head over to youtube.com/southbankcentre at 7.30pm GMT on Thursday 27 September. Here’s a useful time convertor if you’re not in the UK. The Twitter hashtag #JKRLive will be used throughout the day and you can find us @southbankcentre – we’d love to know where you’re watching from and your reactions to the reading!
The Casual Vacancy is the Harry Potter author’s first novel for adults, set in the small and seemingly idyllic English town of Pagford, which faces an uncertain future. From a local election fraught with passion, duplicity and unexpected revelations, J.K. Rowling weaves a masterful story. Find out more about the book.