THE queen of dictionary corner is coming to Newbury to offer her insights into the origins of words.

Countdown legend Susie Dent is embarking on her first UK tour and will be at The Corn Exchange on September 20.

The lexicographer and bestselling author has been on the daytime TV show since 1992.

A selection of her fond memories from the show and her love of all thing word-related will give fans an evening to remember.

She will also be inviting guests to ask questions about the origins of words.

The evening will include some of her favourite words from Newbury and the wider region, with an opportunity for the audience to offer their own.

The performance starts at 7.45pm and tickets are available at £19.50.

Visit: or call 0845 5218 218 to book tickets.