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Sunday 28 April 2019, 3pm

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BBC Symphony Orchestra & Alexander McCall Smith

BBC Symphony Orchestra & Alexander McCall Smith

Presented by Saffron Hall

Alexander McCall Smith

Alexander McCall Smith is one of the world’s most prolific and best-loved authors. His highly successful series The No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency sold over twenty million copies in the English language alone, and his books have become bestsellers throughout the world. For one afternoon only, McCall Smith joins forces with the BBC Symphony Orchestra to bring to life much- loved characters from Botswana, Scotland and Italy, wrapped around with an eclectic array of his favourite music to guarantee a unique and magical experience.

This concert will be recorded for broadcast on BBC Radio 3

Performance information

Booking information


Under 25s can purchase half price tickets for this show.

Ten for £10

This event is not part of our Ten for £10 scheme.

Information for your visit

Sunday 28 April 2019, 3pm


All timings are approximate and will be updated closer to the show date. Please check the website on the day of the performance for up-to-date information.

Latecomers can usually be admitted at a suitable gap within the performance.

Additional information


For this event, drinks are not allowed in the auditorium.


We are unable to allow any bags into the performance space which are larger than a hand bag or small backpack. Unfortunately our cloakroom will not be in operation.

Booster seats not available

Buggy parking not available

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