Jewish Book Week 2023 Saturday 25 February - Sunday 05 March | Tickets now on sale

Michael Grade

Michael Grade, Lord Grade of Yarmouth, has had a long career in broadcasting, encompassing London Weekend Television, the BBC and ITV, as well as over nine years as Chief Executive of Channel Four Television.
A Place to Call My Jewish Home: Memories of the Liberal Jewish Synagogue 1911-2011

An ode to the Liberal Jewish Synagogue on its centenary.

Part social history, part reminiscence Pam Fox’s well-researched book draws from lectures, personal letters, biographical and other archive materials and is filled with fascinating stories. Interspersed with her findings Michael Grade, one of the synagogue’s most prominent members read excerpts from the interviews of the last hundred years.

Streaming Israel: Michael Grade interviews Ori Elon

Israeli author and filmmaker Ori Elon created hit television drama Shtisel, bringing viewers inside the life of the Haredi community in Jerusalem. Available on Netflix, the award-winning series has become an international sensation. Ori is in conversation with leading media industry figure Michael Grade.

In Association with PJ Library.

The Sanest Guy in the Room – Virtual Event
Don Black is the songwriter’s songwriter, a composer’s dream collaborator, and the man behind some of the late twentieth century’s greatest musical numbers. Called ‘the Pelé of lyricists’ by Robbie Williams, Don’s stellar career has seen him win an Oscar, a Golden Globe, a Tony and an Ivor Novello Award, as well as platinum, gold and silver disks. In a delightful paean to a life lived through song, Don talks to Michael Grade about working with Michael Jackson,...
Marks & Gran with Michael Grade
From meeting at the Jewish Lads Brigade (Finsbury Park Company) in 1960 and making their comedy writing debut for Frankie Howerd in the 70s to their current status as BAFTA and Emmy winning elder statesmen of situation comedy, Laurence Marks & Maurice Gran have had a unique career. In Shooting the Pilot they share the first scripts – and accompanying essays – for their most famous shows, including Birds of a Feather, The New Stat...
Don Black, Marti Webb & Michael Grade
A fitting finale to the 70th anniversary Jewish Book Week; an evening of live music and memories celebrating the Oscar, Olivier and Tony winner Don Black, the lyricist behind Born Free, To Sir With Love, four Andrew Lloyd Webber musicals and five Bond themes, including Thunderball and Diamonds Are Forever. Over the last six decades he has written with composers including John Barry, E...