The showcase came with news of Cirque's latest offering, Luzia.
Five writers are in the running for The BBC and Cambridge University Prize.
The double Oscar nominee will release 'Hope Gap'.
Former corporate boss, Robert Lyons, releases his debut fiction.
Over the next month, six shows will play under the theme of 'Nasty Women'.
Last year saw around 19,000 offences reported to police.
it follows a group of housemates living in London and the decisions they make when offered a large sum of money to leave.
The Forward Trust says three quarters of people released from prison have no job to go to.
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Adapted from a novella by Colin Barrett, the film paints a very different picture of rural Ireland, from other stories told about the country.
It follows two musicians who are evicted from their South London squat
The four-time Grammy nominated performer has had fourteen top ten singles and is now embarking on a tour across the UK including a performance at St Pancras New Church this evening.
The exhibition entitled 'Omaha Sketchbook' looks at the changing roles of men in modern society.
It is part of a series of events called called Bridge Together
20 world leading artists, from Grayson Perry to Sir Anthony Gormley, and the Connor Brothers have donated pieces to help the charity continue its work to support people who suffer from serious illness.