OCT 00] COVENTRY AND WARWICKSHIRE PROMOTIONS NEWS
Waterman To Spill The Beans At Dinner
pop impresario Pete Waterman will be lifting the lid on his
soaraway career in the music industry at an event in the city
man who launched the pop careers of Kylie Minogue, Jason Donovan
and Steps heads the panel of speakers at the next Writers at the
will be talking about his sensational new autobiography, I Wish
I Was Me at St Mary's Hall on Wednesday, 15 November.
career has now spanned nearly four decades and right from the
word go he developed a reputation as someone capable of
introducing new sounds to a wide audience.
controversial new book reveals the cut-throat world of the music
business and looks back at his rise from Coventry railway worker
to multi-millionaire record producer.
a lot about Coventry in the book and I'm told that in many
ways it's the most interesting part.
looking forward to coming back to my home city and taking
is the fourth in a series of Writers at the Hall events,
launched last year by Coventry and Warwickshire Promotions to
highlight St Mary's Hall and celebrate Coventry's literary
panellists have included Lord Roy Hattersley, award-winning
novelist Linda Grant and Sue Townsend, creator of Adrian Mole.
more writers are being lined up for the November event. Their
names will be announced shortly.
Peter Walters, from Coventry and Warwickshire Promotions, said:
last Writers at the Hall event was a sell-out and we expect a
lot of interest again this time.
will be great to see Pete Waterman talking about his life and
work in his home city and we will have a strong line-up to go
with him. I would urge people to get their tickets
evening includes a three-course dinner and free wine reception,
as well as a book signing session.
are £20 a head and are available from Coventry's Tourist
Information Centre in Bayley Lane on 024 7622 7264.