This is an online streaming event, your instructions on how to view the live stream will be emailed to you 24 hours in advance of the event
Join one of Britain’s best-loved celebrities, Sandi Toksvig – writer, broadcaster, activist, comic on stage, screen and radio for nearly forty years, presenter of QI and Great British Bake Off star – live in conversation with leading London literary agent Cathryn Summerhayes as she commemorates women from all around the world who were pushed to the margins of historical record.
To celebrate the publication of her new book Toksvig’s Almanac, inspired by the VoxTox YouTube videos that she recorded during the coronavirus lockdown, Sandi will guide you on an eclectic meander through the calendar, illuminating neglected corners of history to tell tales of the fascinating figures you didn’t learn about at school.
From revolutionary women to serial killers, pirate nuns to pioneering civil rights activists, doctors to dancing girls, artists to astronauts, Sandi will share fascinating stories alongside useful tips for the year, such as the month in which one is most likely to be eaten by a wolf, and the best time to sharpen your sickle.
As witty and entertaining as it is instructive and inspiring, this event is not to be missed.
A Night In with Sandi Toksvig will be live streamed on 26 November 2020, 18:30 GMT.
About Fane Online & Ticket Packages
Fane Online is a curated series of broadcast-quality live-streamed events, giving you the chance to watch exclusive shows with celebrated authors, actors and podcasters, all from the comfort of your own home.
We are partnering with some of the country’s top regional theatres and independent bookshops, and are pleased to be able to offer two ticket packages. The ‘book and ticket’ package includes a unique ticket for the live stream, and a copy of Toksvig’s Almanac, worth £14.99 deliverable to any UK address (This package is for UK customers only). The standard ‘ticket’ package consists of a unique ticket for the live stream only.
The event will initially be broadcast on 26 November, 18:30 GMT UK time. It will be available to view up to 48 hours after the event has ended and can be accessed Worldwide.
How do I access the content?
You will receive an initial confirmation of your order, with instructions on how to access the live stream, through Vimeo. There will then be an email 24hrs prior to the event detailing the event joining instructions. A further notification will be sent when the broadcast goes live. We aim to have the broadcast live 15 mins prior to the start of the live event.
Are tickets refundable?
Please note that all tickets are non-refundable on purchase.
How do I send my question in for the Questions and Answers Part of the Event?
If you would like to send a question in, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note, it is not guaranteed that your question will be asked.
What do I do if the content doesn’t work?
The quality of your live playback experience is largely dependent on the download speed you have from ISP (Internet Service Provider) or mobile provider. Keep in mind that your overall Internet speed can vary depending on many factors, including but not limited to: time of day, Wi-Fi performance, other devices/users utilizing your connection, and the strength of the signal provided by your ISP. Please contact us via https://fane.vhx.tv/contact/support with your issue.
If I chose the ‘Book and Ticket’ package, when will I receive my book?
Your book will be dispatched the week after the event. It will be sent via Royal Mail. One week prior to the event you will be emailed a link to an online portal to submit your shipping information.
Is worldwide viewing available?
Yes, you can access the live stream from anywhere in the world.
Is book delivery only available to the UK?
Yes. The ‘book and ticket’ package is only available if you live in the UK.
If I buy the book-and-ticket package, will my book be signed?
Please check the copy on the event page to see whether the event you are purchasing a ticket and book for comes with a signed book.
Do I have to watch live?
No, a recorded version of live stream will be available to watch for 48 hours after the event has ended. It will not be possible to watch the Live Stream from the start if you have missed the beginning of the broadcast. You will have to wait until the live broadcast has ended before you can watch the event from the start.
Can I pause or rewind the live stream?
When the broadcast is being streamed live, you will not be able to pause or rewind the event. However, after the event is finished it will be added to Vimeo for 48 hours. You will then be able to pause and rewind the event.
What time zone does the broadcast first go out in?
The broadcast will initially be streamed in UK time.
This event will be broadcast at 18.30 UK time on 26 November 2020.
Instructions on how to watch the live stream will be emailed to you separately. You will be sent a reminder 24hrs ahead of the initial broadcast, and a notification when it goes live. The event will be available to view up to 48 hours after it has ended and can be accessed Worldwide.
Fane Online is a curated series of broadcast-quality live-streamed events, giving you the chance to watch exclusive shows with celebrated authors, actors and podcasters, all from the comfort of your own home. In partnership with key regional theatres and independent bookshops, your ticket includes entry to the live stream.
If you purchased a ticket and a copy of Toksvig’s Almanac, one week prior to the event you will be emailed a link to an online portal to submit your shipping information. Your book will be dispatched the week after the event.