Hillingdon Library Service presents
In Conversation with Matt Cain

at The Lounge at Winston Churchill Theatre
In Conversation with Matt Cain

An evening of conversation with author Matt Cain.

Becoming Ted is the joyful, uplifting new novel about love, self belief and learning to be true to yourself from the author of The Secret Life of Albert Entwistle.
It’s never too late to follow your dreams…
41 year old Ted Ainsworth has worked in his family's ice cream business, in the quiet Lancashire town of St Luke's on Sea, for his whole life. But the truth is, Ted has never wanted to work for the family firm he doesn't even like ice cream, though he’d never tell his parents that. And when Ted's husband suddenly leaves him, the bottom falls out of his world.
But Ted isn't alone. His best friend, the flamboyant Denise, is determined to help she hasn't forgotten that he once helped her through her worst time. She knows that Ted has a secret dream, and she's going to help him on his way, despite his parents, the disapproval of locals, and a series of mysterious letters that may threaten the happiness of Ted's nearest and dearest…
Matt Cain is an author, leading commentator on LGBT+ issues, and a former journalist. For the past two years he has been a presenter for Virgin Radio Pride, was Channel 4's first Culture Editor, Editor In Chief of Attitude magazine, and has judged the Costa Prize, the Polari Prize and the South Bank Sky Arts Awards. He won Diversity in
Media's Journalist Of the Year award in 2017 and is an ambassador for Manchester Pride and the Albert Kennedy Trust, plus a patron of LGBT+ History Month. Born in Bury and brought up in Bolton, he now lives in London.

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