5 speakers 15 minutes each

Mariella Frostrup


Mariella Frostrup is a writer and broadcaster, currently best known as presenter of Radio 4’s long­-running weekly programme Open Book. Her weekly dilemma column, 'Dear Mariella' has been running in the Observer for 10 years, and she writes regularly for other other newspapers and magazines. Mariella is passionate and knowledgeable about the arts, including film, literature, music and popular culture, as well as politics and current affairs, and over her career has interviewed many famous figures from Paul McCartney to Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Susan Sarandon to Nick Clegg. Mariella is a Trustee of The Great Initiative, a charity which promotes gender equality.