Jane Robins
author, White Bodies; journalist; co-writer, People Like Us

Jane Robins has spent most of her career as a journalist. She was a foreign correspondent for The Economist, editor of The Week in Westminster on Radio 4, an adviser in the BBC’s Policy Unit, and media editor of the Independent on Sunday.

Jane now writes books, and has published three works of non-fiction: Rebel Queen: the trial of Queen Caroline, The Magnificent Spilsbury and the Case of the Brides in the Bath, and The Curious Habits of Dr Adams.

Her debut novel, White Bodies (Harper Collins), is a psychological thriller – out now in paperback.

Jane is the co-writer of a play with Julie Burchill: People Like Us.

Follow Jane on Twitter: @alfresca


Saturday 2 November, 16:00 Cinema 2
70 years after Orwell’s 1984: who polices political language?