1915: The fictional twosome of Bertie Wooster and Jeeves is introduced by P. G. Wodehouse in the story 'Extricating Young Gussie,' first published in The Saturday Evening Post. Many books followed. Listen to some Jeeves and Wooster
Read the opening extract of the brand new Gregg Hurwitz book before its publication on 25/09/2014
Barbara Tate - Author
Barbara Tate was born in Southall in 1927. After she left her Soho life, Barbara went on to marry, raise a family and become a successful painter.
A fellow of the Royal Society of Artists and the Society of Botanical Artists, Barbara was a long-time president of the Society of Women Artists and lifetime honorary president. Accolades for her paintings include gold and silver medals from the Paris Salon, the Grand Prix de la Cote d'Azur and an honorary professorship from Thames University. Barbara died in 2009.
Featured Books, with extracts, by Barbara Tate
West End Girls Barbara Tate
A vivid and compelling memoir recounting the real lives, loves and friendship of 1940s Soho and its working girls. Reading like fiction it's utterly gripping. Format: Paperback - Released: 03/03/2011