As well as hosting exclusive events with some of the world’s leading authors, politicians, journalists, actors, and critics; The Times Cheltenham Literature Festival (5-14 October) also has talks from top sport stars, including World Cup winner Will Greenwood and Welsh rugby captain Sam Warburton. For the full Festival programme visit www.cheltenhamfestivals.com, or call 08448808094 to book tickets.
MONDAY 8 OCTOBER
WILL GREENWOOD – ON RUGBY
Former England and Lions centre Will Greenwood, one of his country’s highest ever try scorers, is now bringing his player’s insights to his work as a rugby pundit. To mark the publication of his book Will Greenwood on Rugby, he joins us in conversation for an entertaining look back at his 20 years in the game.
SAM WARBURTON & WILL GREENWOOD
As chronicled in his My Grand Slam Year, Welsh rugby captain Sam Warburton has had an incredible 12 months, from the lows of the World Cup in New Zealand, to leading Wales to magnificent victory in the 2012 Six Nations. He joins rugby World Cup-winning legend Will Greenwood as they look back over past career highlights and forward to the 2013 British & Irish Lions tour of Australia. Chaired by The Sunday Times rugby correspondent Stephen Jones.