Peter Frankopan, oracle of The Silk Road, navigates the globe with Simon Sebag Montefiore
Robert Hardman (chair), AN Wilson, Camilla Long and Camilla Tominey take on the Crown
Kate Bingham tells Jessica Pulay how she brought the life-saving vaccine to Britain
Saul David (chair), Hallie Rubenhold, Natalie Livingstone and Dan Jones discuss history versus herstory
The outrageous pundit and scourge of Biden’s America, Candace Owens argues her case with Matthew d’Ancona.
David Baddiel talks to Simon Sebag Montefiore about how progressives foster anti-semitism
Kate Mosse (chair), Sebastian Faulks, Lionel Shriver and Chibundu Onuzo on the art of their craft
Anne McElvoy (chair), Lionel Shriver, Candace Owens and Sam Leith on one nation, two cultures
Antonia Fraser and Catherine Ostler talk to Hallie Rubenhold about how history’s female trailblazers – Caroline Norton and the Duchess of Kingston – challenged the patriarchy and rewrote the rules of society
Jesse Norman (chair), Zareer Masani, Peter Frankopan and Olivette Otele debate the legacy of imperialism
Barbara Amiel tells Andrew Roberts about her rollercoaster ride from Hendon schoolgirl to press baroness
Lior Raz, star of the hit spy thriller, talks to Gordon Corera about the trauma of the front line, and the catharsis of creating cult TV
Conrad Black, former newspaper baron, and Robert Maxwell’s biographer John Preston and author and journalist Simon Jenkins talk to Catherine Ostler about press potentates now and then
Anne McElvoy (chair), Mervyn King, Ian Livingstone and Dambisa Moyo map out the road to the recovery
Andrew Roberts, Tristram Hunt and Catherine Ostler celebrate the daring and decadence of the age of beauty
Award-winning novelist, essayist, and advocate for women’s rights Elif Shafak explores with Yana Peel, Global Head of Arts & Culture at CHANEL, how words transform worlds.
Sam Leith (chair) talks to Jonathan Bate, and Lucasta Miller about the genius of Keats and Scott Fitzgerald
General Petraeus, the former director of the CIA talks to Andrew Roberts about his all-star career, the hunt for Bin Laden and Afghanistan today
Hannah Rothschild and Natalie Livingstone talk about facts vs fiction and the untold stories of Rothschild women
After the extraordinary success of A Gentleman in Moscow, banker turned breakout novelist Amor Towles discusses his singular style and success with Chris Cleave
Ronen Bergman tells Gordon Corera about the astonishing trials, triumphs and tragedies of the Israeli secret service
Andrew Roberts (chair), Dominic Sandbrook, Simon Heffer, Sasha Swire, Emma Soames and Michael Gove discuss the power of the political journal, from Chips Channon to today, via Thatcher’s Britain
The dazzling Emerald Fennell talks to Natalie Livingstone about Hollywood, her first Oscar and playing Camilla
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