• OCT 13

    Cheltenham Literary Festival: Peter Brookes

    • 13 Oct 2023
    • The Hive

    Political cartoonists Peter Brookes and Morten Morland routinely send up our troubled era with their cartoons for The Times, dissecting contemporary political life with bite and wit. They share stand-out moments from the past year with Matt Chorley and draw for us, live from the stage....

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  • OCT 07

    Isle of Wight Literature Festival: Chris Mullin

    • 7 Oct 2023
    • St Mary’s Church

    Former Labour minister, Chris Mullin, launches a new volume of his widely acclaimed diaries. From the demise of New Labour, through Brexit, the rise and fall of Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson to the death of the Queen. No longer in the tent, but not quite out of it, celebrated diarist Chris Mullin will give his take on the 12 turbulent years since...

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  • OCT 06

    Isle of Wight Literature Festival: Martin Brunt

    • 6 Oct 2023
    • Ballroom

    Martin Brunt draws on the most shocking and harrowing stories he has covered over the past 30 years to document the life of a crime reporter and assess the public obsession with crime that his reporting caters for. He also considers the wider relationship between the press and the police, the impact of social media and the question of why some crimes...

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  • SEP 17

    Marches of Time: Jesse Norman

    • 17 Sep 2023
    • Marches of Time

    Jesse Norman MP, Politician, classicist, writer and Herefordshire resident, long-listed for the Samuel Johnson Prize, debuts his first novel, The Winding Stair.

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  • SEP 14

    University of Sunderland: Chris Mullin

    • 14 Sep 2023
    • University of Sunderland

    University of Sunderland:  'In Conversation' with Vice Chancellor, Sir David Bell

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  • SEP 10

    Chartwell Literature Festival: Sarah-Louise Miller

    • 10 Sep 2023
    • Chartwell Literature Festival

    10:30 – 11:15 Speakers Marquee – Croquet Lawn | £15.00 Untold Stories of the Second World War Part 2 - Women in the Wars The overlooked of history of women in the two world wars, from the RAF to intelligence work, the expert panel provides rich insight into the incredible contributions made by women behind the scenes. Presented by Dr Sarah Louise...

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  • AUG 06

    Edinburgh Festival: Chris Mullin

    • 6 Aug 2023
    • Pleasance at EICC

    Award-winning LBC presenter returns with a series of in-depth interviews featuring his acclaimed, incisive insight on current affairs and audience questions. Today's guests are writer, journalist and former MP Chris Mullin and acclaimed author Sasha Swire.

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  • JUL 21

    Buxton International Festival: Jesse Norman

    • 21 Jul 2023
    • Buxton International Festival

    The Winding Stair The Winding Stair is a tale of ambition and revenge set in the courts of Elizabethan and Jacobean England. It tells the story of a bitter struggle for influence and power between two of the most brilliant men of the age: the scholar Francis Bacon, whose genius is the envy of the court, and his hated rival Edward Coke, the greatest...

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  • JUL 17

    Buxton International Festival: Chris Mullin

    • 17 Jul 2023
    • Buxton International Festival

    Didn’t you use to be Chris Mullin? Diaries 2010-2022 ‘When I retired from Parliament in April 2010, I ceased keeping a diary, on the assumption that life would no longer be of sufficient interest to justify doing so. It soon became apparent that I was wrong…I am under no illusion, however. Despite the occasional moment in the sunshine, I have never...

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  • JUL 01

    Chalke Valley History Festival: Samir Puri

    • 1 Jul 2023
    • Chalke Valley History Festival

    112. UKRAINE: HOW DID IT COME TO THIS? Samir Puri, Olga Onuch, Peter Caddick-Adams Saturday 1st July 19:30 (60 Min) Hiscox Tent In this timely discussion, Olga Onuch, Samir Puri and Peter Caddick-Adams will take a long view at Ukraine’s history, its place not only in Europe’s story but also in Russia’s and the Soviet Union’s. From the Revolution...

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