Whether you are in the UK or elsewhere in the world, find out how to keep up to date with this year’s ceremony on Monday October 17

This year you can enjoy the Booker Prize 2022 winner ceremony by listening live to Front Row on BBC Radio 4 and BBC Sounds.

We will also be livestreaming the winning moment on our YouTube channel from approximately 950pm BST. Follow us on @TheBookerPrizes or search for the hashtag #BookerPrize2022.

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Listen live

This year’s Booker Prize ceremony, on Monday, October 17, is fully in-person for the first time since 2019. As part of an ongoing partnership between the Booker Prize Foundation and the BBC, the last 45 minutes of the evening will be broadcast live as a Front Row special on BBC Radio 4 at the later time of 9.15-10.00pm BST, presented by Samira Ahmed.

Front Row will be available to stream live via BBC Sounds, which is available internationally.

Samira Ahmed presents the Booker Prize ceremony 2021

Watch live

Highlights and an interview with the winning author are expected to be broadcast on BBC News at Ten on BBC One.

You will be able to watch the winner announcement live on our You Tube channel from 950pm BST.

HRH The Duchess of Cornwall meets shortlisted author Eleanor Catton

Keep up to date on social media

While we won’t be livestreaming the event this year, we will be posting updates before and during the ceremony on our TwitterInstagramTikTok and Facebook accounts, including behind the scenes videos and photos, as well as the winning moments. Follow us on @TheBookerPrizes or search for the hashtag #BookerPrize2022.

The announcement and the winning author’s speech will be available to watch on our website straight after the ceremony.

Over the following days we will publish clips of the best moments from the ceremony, as well as a special highlights film on our YouTube channel.

Dua Lipa

About this year's ceremony

  • Her Majesty The Queen Consort will present the trophy to the winner, in one of her first public engagements since the change in reign  
  • The evening, which will celebrate talent from across the cultural spectrum, will be hosted by stand-up comedian and writer, Sophie Duker  
  • Singer-songwriter Dua Lipa will deliver a keynote speech on how a love of reading has shaped her imagination, her identity, and her career as a global pop superstar 
  • Guests will watch a musical performance from Roundhouse Resident Artist, India Shan  
  • The ceremony will include filmed extracts from the shortlisted books, starring Nikki Amuka-Bird, Jarvis Cocker, Anna Friel, David Harewood, Sharon Horgan and Prasanna Puwanarajah  
  • The original 1969 Booker Prize trophy is being reinstated in memory of its creator, the beloved children’s author and illustrator Jan Pieńkowski, who died in February this year
Sophie Duker