John Simpson – The World of the Foreign Correspondent

28 Mar
Crucible Theatre
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John Simpson is a renowned foreign correspondent and the BBC’s World Affairs Editor. He has reported from more than 120 countries, including thirty war zones. He has twice been the Royal Television Society’s Journalist of the Year and has won three BAFTAs, including the Richard Dimbleby Award in 1991 and the News and Current Affairs award in 2000 for his coverage, with the BBC News team, of the Kosovo conflict.

He will be in conversation to discuss his book We Choose to Speak of War and Strife.  Hear John talk candidly about what it is to risk life and limb as a foreign correspondent, interweaving the stories of  figures who went before him, such as Ernest Hemingway, Martha Gellhorn and Charles Wheeler, with extraordinary accounts from his own lifetime on the frontlines.

Running time: About 1 hour and 10 minutes

Performances with Extras

Live for 5

  • On sale 28th February at 10.00am
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