Festival 2019 Saturday 02 March - Sunday 10 March | Tickets now on sale

Hugh Levinson

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Hugh Levinson is head of Radio Current Affairs at the BBC, overseeing programmes which air on Radio 4, the World Service and other networks. He edits the Reith Lectures and the Analysis strand on Radio 4. His projects have won Sony, Amnesty International, One World, Voice of the Viewer and Listener, Royal History Society and Broadcasting Press Guild awards.

The Rat Lines
International human rights lawyer Philippe Sands discusses his phenomenal BBC series, The Rat Lines, the story of the post-war Nazi escape route out of Europe. He focuses on the intriguing tale of Otto von Wächter, governor of Nazi occupied Krakow and Galicia, indicted for murder, but who escaped justice. Philippe is joined by Eli Rosenbaum, who leads the US government unit responsible for deporting Nazi war criminals, and Hugh Levinson, head of BBC Radio Current Affairs. Spo...