• OCT 18

    Geoffrey Robertson QC at Uxbridge Literary Festival

    • 18 Oct 2015

    Geoffrey Robertson QC has had a distinguished career as a trial counsel, human rights advocate and United Nations judge. He has appeared in many celebrated Old Bailey trials, defending the editors of Oz magazine and Gay News, the National Theatre over its staging of The Romans in Britain, and the directors of Matrix Churchill in the case that exposed the...

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  • OCT 17

    Yasmin Alibhai-Brown at Festival of the Imagination

    • 17 Oct 2015
    • Warwick University

    Yasmin Alibhai-Brown is a Ugandan-born British journalist and author, who describes herself as a 'leftie liberal, anti-racist, feminist, Muslim, part-Pakistani, and... a very responsible person'. Currently a regular columnist for The Independent and the London Eveninig Standard, she is a well-known commentator on issues relating to immigration, diversity...

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  • OCT 09

    Paul Gambaccini at Cheltenham Literature Festival

    • 9 Oct 2015
    • The Sunday Times Garden Theatre, Cheltenham Literature Festival

    Arrested in 2013 under Operation Yewtree, the veteran broadcaster spent 12 months on police bail slandered and unable to work. He joins Libby Purves to give his account of the witch hunt he endured and the successful fight to clear his name. Tickets £10 - Silver, Gold & Full Members 10% off Paul Gambaccini is the only broadcaster to have had his own...

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  • OCT 08

    Dave And Maggie: Power and Personality

    • 8 Oct 2015
    • Cheltenham Literature Festival

    How do the personalities and personal lives of our politicians shape how they govern? Isabel Oakeshott (Call Me Dave) and Kwasi Kwarteng (Thatcher’s Trial) examine the contrasting styles and characters of two successful leaders and take a look at the role of the political biographer. Chaired by Philip Collins of The Times. £8 - Silver, Gold & Full Members 10% off...

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  • OCT 06

    Vicky Pryce at Cheltenham Literature Festival

    • 6 Oct 2015
    • Cheltenham Literature Festival

    Panel event with Bel Mooney and others, discussing the contraceptive pill. Vicky Pryce is a Greek born economist, and former Joint head of the United Kingdom’s government economic service. Following a number of positions in the banking and oil sectors, she worked as partner and chief economist at KPMG; was director general for economics at the Department...

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  • OCT 06

    Vicky Pryce at Cheltenham Literature Festival

    • 6 Oct 2015
    • Cheltenham Literature Festival

    Vicky Pryce is a Greek born economist, and former Joint head of the United Kingdom’s government economic service. Following a number of positions in the banking and oil sectors, she worked as partner and chief economist at KPMG; was director general for economics at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.In 2000 she co-founded the Good Corporation...

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  • OCT 04

    Geoffrey Robertson QC at Cheltenham Literature Festival

    • 4 Oct 2015
    • Cheltenham Literature Festival

    Geoffrey Robertson QC has had a distinguished career as a trial counsel, human rights advocate and United Nations judge. He has appeared in many celebrated Old Bailey trials, defending the editors of Oz magazine and Gay News, the National Theatre over its staging of The Romans in Britain, and the directors of Matrix Churchill in the case that exposed the...

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  • OCT 04

    Geoffrey Robertson QC at Cheltenham Literature Festival

    • 4 Oct 2015
    • Cheltenham Literature Festival

    Geoffrey Robertson QC has had a distinguished career as a trial counsel, human rights advocate and United Nations judge. He has appeared in many celebrated Old Bailey trials, defending the editors of Oz magazine and Gay News, the National Theatre over its staging of The Romans in Britain, and the directors of Matrix Churchill in the case that exposed the...

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  • OCT 02

    Ann Treneman and Norman Baker at Henley Literary Festival

    • 2 Oct 2015
    • Town Hall

    That was the Coalition that was Norman Baker, Polly Toynbee, Ann Treneman and David Walker In 2010 the UK found itself with its first coalition government since the war. We may have agreed with Nick, but we weren’t expecting this! Henley Literary Festival has assembled a top panel to look back at the last five years and, in the midst of party conference...

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  • OCT 02

    Mike Read at Henley Literary Festival

    • 2 Oct 2015
    • Kenton Theatre, Henley

    Frederick Kelly was a remarkable man – a musician, composer and rower for both Henley’s own Leander Club and Great Britain at the 1908 Olympics – and one of many who died far too young in the Great War. His diary, Kelly’s War, covers the period from 1914-16 and is a detailed, movingly written account offering an insight into the Royal Naval Division, a...

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