Gyles Brandreth – Word Play

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Host: Buxton Festival
Location: 3 The Square, Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 6AZ
Speaker: Gyles Brandreth

Join Gyles Brandreth – wit and word-meister, Just A Minute regular, One Show reporter, denizen of Countdown’s Dictionary Corner, founder of the National Scrabble Championships, patron of The Queen’s English Society, QI, Room 101, Have I Got News For You and Pointless survivor – on an uproarious and unexpected magic carpet ride around the awesome world of words and wordplay. Puns, palindromes, pangrams, Malaprops, euphemisms, mnemonics, acronyms, anagrams, alphabeticals, Tweets, verbiage, verbarrhea – if you can name it, you should find it here, along with the longest, shortest, wittiest, wildest, oldest, latest, oddest, most interesting and most memorable words in the English language – the richest, most remarkable language ever known. – See more at:

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