Chris Mullin returns to the Business School to reflect on the great political disasters he’s known, in conversation with Professor Chris Carter. Back by popular demand, this talk is part of the Media Series at the Fringe, where prominent and influential public figures reflect on the current political and media scene.
In conversation with Chris Carter, John Prescott will discuss key events from his long and distinguished political career. He will also reflect on the Labour leaders he has worked with, the recent General Election, Brexit, and his arguments for a new constitutional settlement between the regions and nations of the UK.
Will Hutton is one of Britain's best-known public intellectuals. In a distinguished career, Will has served as BBC economics editor, chief executive of the Work Foundation, editor of the Observer newspaper, and is currently Principal of Hertford College at Oxford University. Best known for his work on re-thinking social democracy, Will talks to Chris Carter about the implications of BREXIT, Macron, and the challenges society faces.
Jim Naughtie is one of Britain's most distinguished radio broadcasters and journalists. Best known for co-presenting Radio 4's Today programme, Jim talks to Chris Carter about highlights from his life in broadcasting, sharing insights about American Presidential Elections, 4am starts, writing novels and the art of the political interview.
Polly Toynbee & David Walker
Polly Toynbee and David Walker join Professor Chris Carter to discuss their dream government, constructing an imaginary cabinet from politicians of the past half century. They will also reflect on Labour's problems, BREXIT and what to do about it. Back by popular demand, this talk is part of the Media Series at the Fringe, where prominent and influential public figures reflect on the current political and media scene.
Fringe Venue 345 (George Square entrance)
Business School, 29 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9JS