News & Events
We’ve added two exciting events added to our spring series alongside those with Daniel Finkelstein, Natan Sharansky, Sathnam Sanghera & Andrew Marr
JUST ANNOUNCED: THE ANOINTED, 27 MAY, 6.30PM BST
In his latest novel Michael Arditti re-tells the story of King David through the prism of three of his wives: Michal, a princess; Abigail, a wealthy widow; & Bathsheba, a solder’s bride. The hero who slew Goliath and founded Jerusalem is now presented as a vicious despot who eliminates his rivals and menaces his harem. The winner of the Waterstones Mardi Gras Award for Easter and former Evening Standard theatre critic will be in conversation with former Catholic Herald editor and Pilgrimage author Peter Stanford.
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JUST ANNOUNCED: THE FALL, 31 MAY, 7PM BST
After taking on the Jeremy Thorpe affair to acclaim in A Very English Scandal John Preston turns his attention to MP turned media mogul Robert Maxwell.
30 years after his death The Fall: The Mystery of Robert Maxwell charts his extraordinary life, from his origins as a refugee from Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia and WWII hero to the embodiment of greed. Preston, whose The Dig became a Netflix hit list year, discusses this gripping story with former Sun editor Kelvin Mackenzie.BOOK THIS ONLINE EVENT