As followers of Fry's Twitter feed will already know, the entertainer is due to deliver a talk at Apple's Regent Street store - although Apple are no doubt hoping that not


of his 60,000 followers turn up.

Stephen Fry's appearance, on 2 February, will be part of the iTunes "Meet the Author" series for a discussion of his latest audiobook, "A Selection of Oscar Wilde's Short Stories", as well as to "expound on technology and his creative efforts".

Fry is a long-time Apple fan, describing himself as the second person in the UK to own a Mac - after Douglas Adams.

Customers are advised to arrive early for the 7pm event as access is limited and for those that don't make it through the doors - the talk will be made available as an iTunes podcast.

UPDATE: This appearance has been postponed due to the snowy weather. Fry Twittered the news with: “Apple Event in Regent Street is off. Tentative attempt to rearrange for tomorrow but aware that forecast not good. Will keep you posted x”.