Virginia Ironside



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Latest News

Updated 26/04/2016

My New Book Has Been Published.

My latest book No, Thanks! I’m Quite Happy Standing! was published by Quercus on 21 April 2016. It’s now available from Amazon UK here.

No Thanks I'm Quite Happy Standing Cover

More 2016 Live Dates

The latest details of my live shows in 2016 are now online with more being added regulalrly and I look forward to seeing you there.

Find out where you can see my show Growing Old Disgracefully and book tickets HERE

New ‘Granny Annexe’ Columns Now Online

The latest editions of my monthly column for The Oldie are now available to read here.

BBC TV Sex, Lies and Love Bites: The Agony Aunt Story

I recently appeared in this BBC TV documentary about the enduring appeal of the problem page and my interview for this programme can be watched HERE

Virginia Ironside on BBC Radio 3’s Private Passions

I recently appeared as a guest on this BBC Radio 3 programme talking about many things and choosing my favourite music. You can listen to the podcast here.

Robin Ironside Website

A content rich online resource dedicated to the life and work of Robin Ironside is now available here

My book Robin Ironside: Neo-Romantic Visionary (written with Peter Boughton, and Simon Martin) was published to accompany two exhibitions of my late uncle’s work in 2012. It’s now available from the Pallant House Gallery BookshopYou can find out more about Robin Ironside and hear me talking about him on the BBC radio Today programme here.