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Acclaimed actress Jessica Hynes in the spotlight at university

​Bafta-winning writer and actor, Jessica Hynes, will be taking the stage at the University of Gloucestershire to talk about her life and work on 28 March.

An audience with Jessica Hynes will see the acclaimed actress discussing her work and achievements with two third year Journalism students at Park campus in Cheltenham.

As both a writer and performer, Jessica Hynes has worked prolifically in television, film and theatre. Born in London, Jessica co-wrote and starred in the sitcom Spaced and has acted in a range of television programmes including The Royle Family, Twenty Twelve and W1A, for which she won a Bafta in 2015. Her films include Shaun Of The Dead, Bridget Jones’ Baby, Son Of Rambow, Swallows And Amazons, and in 2009, she was nominated for a Tony for her performance in The Norman Conquests on Broadway.

Admission to the lecture is free, but tickets need to be reserved in advance. The event is from 6pm at TC007, Park campus, Cheltenham on Thursday 28 March, but tickets need to be booked in advance.

This year’s Public Lecture series programme is available to view (link removed as event has finished).