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Anton du Beke Talk: The Paris Affair

Friday 3rd Nov 2023, Corn Exchange Auditorium

£16.25 (including booking fee) / Add on Anton's book £15

  • Anton Du Beke in a navy blue suit smiling

King of the Ballroom, Strictly Come Dancing royalty and Sunday Times bestselling author comes to Newbury Corn Exchange.

In association with Hungerford Bookshop Anton Du Beke comes to Newbury to talk about his new book The Paris Affair.

Anton will be in conversation with Rebecca Fletcher about his stunning new Buckingham novel. In the darkest days of war, a stranger will change everything.

Paris, 1926.
A young dancer Ray Cohen arrives from London to compete at the Exhibition Paris. He is led astray by Hugo, a charismatic dancer born of the streets, who introduces him to the city's nightlife and a dazzling stranger called Hannah Lindt.

London, 1941.
With the heroic Raymond de Guise away fighting in North Africa, his beloved wife Nancy must balance her new position - as Head of Housekeeping at the Buckingham Hotel - with life as a new mother to their child. As the war rages on, a charismatic stranger from Raymond's past arrives at Nancy's doorstep, asking for work at the Buckingham Hotel. As dark secrets rise to the surface, the very heart of the Buckingham Hotel is under threat. Will tragedy strike?

Anton Du Beke is one of this generation’s all-round entertainers. In 2018 he realised his boyhood ambition and published the first in a series of bestselling novels set in the 1930s world of the exclusive Mayfair hotel, The Buckingham. This is the 6th novel in the series, Anton’s 7th published novel.

Pre-order your book for £15, books bought on the night will cost £20.

Duration: TBC

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