5 speakers 15 minutes each

Lars Jan

on art and crisis

Helen Marriage

on art and crisis

"The line-up, under any circumstances would have been intriguing... the event was sold out... there was an electricity in the room..."

The New Yorker

Tracy Borman

on fear

Andrew Michael Hurley

on fear

Suzanne O’Sullivan

on fear

"The ability to 'think intelligently' about subjects that tickle, exercise and expand your mind is at last tangible with entertaining talks at 5x15."

The Telegraph

Joanna Moncrieff

on crime and punishment

Pete Brown

on the drinking culture of the 17th century

Peter Berthoud

on a London obsession

"The ability to 'think intelligently' about subjects that tickle, exercise and expand your mind is at last tangible with entertaining talks at 5x15."

The Telegraph

Bee Wilson

on how we learn to eat

Bridget Nicholls

on the art of being an insect

Henry Dimbleby

on sustainable restaurants

Kath Dalmeny

on sustainable food

Rosie Boycott

hosts

"It's a neat idea... five speakers are allotted exactly 15 minutes to tell a story. No notes, no prompts. They do their prep, and deliver... And boy do they deliver."

Valerie Grove, The Times

Kathy Lette

Interviews Tina Brown

Tina Brown

An evening with

"The line-up, under any circumstances would have been intriguing... the event was sold out... there was an electricity in the room..."

The New Yorker

Cheryl Strayed

Author of #1 New York Times bestselling memoir Wild, Cheryl Strayed has been a source of inspiration and comfort to readers across the globe – among them, Reese Witherspoon, who made Strayed’s most famous book into an extraordinary, critically acclaimed film. In a rare London appearance, Cheryl Strayed will share the wisdom she has gained […]

Cheryl Strayed

Live Wild. Be Brave.

"a brilliant concept of five 15-minute talks delivered by significant voices..."

The Financial Times