5 speakers 15 minutes each
The Other Side
How to Hold A Grudge At Halloween
Andrew Michael Hurley
Northern Gothic: Horror in the hills
Richard MacLean Smith
"A luminous evening – hopeful, heartfelt & deeply inspiring."
Akram Khan Company
on DNA and the genome revolution
explores genes and bio-hacking
Chris van Tulleken
The Doctor Who Gave Up Drugs
Diet, Microbes and Obesity
Dear Cancer, Love Victoria
The Language of Kindness: A nurse’s story
"A super hot ticket. The 5x15 series has a bonkers but rather brilliant line-up... From the secrets of literary giants to Judaism, sex, homelessness, quadratic equations, ageing, accolades and politics, you couldn’t really wring more from a Monday, could you?"
Adam Rutherford is a science writer and broadcaster. He is an Honorary Research Fellow at University College London, where he also did a PhD on the developing eye, and was part of a team that identified the first genetic cause of a form of childhood blindness. He has written and presented many award-winning series and […]
The Book of Humans: The Story of How We Became Us
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