The broadcaster Clive James has agreed to appear at the Cambridge Literary Festival in November, despite being rarely seen in public these days.
In the 1980's he was one of ITV's most recognisable faces. His programme 'Clive James on Television' was watched by millions and he made a reputation for himself as one of Australia's most famous exports.
Since then he's been a TV critic and author but in 2010 was diagnosed with terminal leukaemia. However, 4 years on he continues to defy the doctors from his home in Cambridge, which is where he spoke to ITV Anglia's Matthew Hudson: