On October 30th Raymond Briggs attended a Q & A in Brighton after a screening of Ethel and Ernest at the Dukes at Komedia cinema. It was particularly appropriate as Raymond lives not too far from Brighton, and worked as a part time teacher at Brighton School of Art from 1961 to 1986.

A report from the Brighton Argus is here…


And a blog entry from a member of the audience is here



Raymond Briggs answers questions from the audience after the screening of Ethel and Ernest at Dukes at Komedia cinema in Brighton


Raymond Briggs admiring the chalk mural that front of house staff member Nina Cornwall had done for the occasion. It shows all the books that Raymond has done that have been adapted for the screen.


Raymond Briggs signing books that fans of his had brought along to the screening.

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Raymond signing books after the screening