We connect the world with the stories, ideas and writing that matter.

Latest News


Celebrating Sir Allen Lane's Life and Legacy

On Wednesday 10 May, a memorial plaque commemorating Sir Allen Lane, founder of Penguin Books, was unveiled at Exeter St David's railway station.

The orange plaque, commissioned by Sir Allen Lane’s daughter Clare Morpurgo and designed by Penguin Random House, recognises Sir Allen’s contribution to British publishing and commemorates the location where he conceived the iconic sixpenny paperback.

Read the announcement

Sir Allen's Life and Legacy

An interview with Claire Morpurgo




Bring your stories and ideas to life with Penguin Random House UK

From the moment you submit your manuscript we are right beside you. We’ll nurture your talent and support you at each step of the publishing process, connecting you with readers to make your book a success.


Paula Hawkins

Hardback fiction record-breaker

Zadie Smith

A powerful voice of her generation


Fastest-selling debut since records began

Jamie Oliver

Perennial bestseller

Harper Lee

Bringing Scout and Atticus Finch to a new generation

Keri Smith

Two years in the Sunday Times bestseller lists

Explore our world of books and authors.

Find it at penguin.co.uk

Other companies talk about Corporate Responsibility. 

We talk about Creative Responsibility.

Find out why

Penguin Random House UK at a glance:


UK staff


creative and editorially independent imprints


of Sunday Times bestsellers


countries sell our books


Man Booker Prize winning authors


hours of audio published

Find out more about careers with
Penguin Random House UK

Learn more about careers