• 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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  • OCT 02

    Mike Read at Henley Literary Festival

    • 2 Oct 2015
    • Henley Literary Festival

    Broadcasting legend Mike Read will be at the Henley Literary Festival talking about his book Forever England: The Life of Rupert Brooke As a radio host, songwriter, journalist and television presenter, Mike Read’s career has spanned many decades and vocations. A Knight of Malta, he has been crowned National Broadcaster of the Year an incredible ten...

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  • OCT 01

    Charles Clarke at Henley Literary Fesival

    • 1 Oct 2015
    • Town Hall

    Former Home Secretary and Education Secretary, Charles has co-authored two books: British Conservative Leaders and British Labour Leaders. He worked closely with Neil Kinnock and served on the front bench through most of Tony Blair’s premiership, but proved a fierce critic of both Gordon Brown and Ed Miliband – so it will be interesting to hear his take...

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