Festival talks by Ben Macintyre

91. SAS: ROGUE HEROES

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The history of the SAS is an exhilarating tale of fearlessness and heroism, recklessness and tragedy. Ben Macintyre, best-selling author of Agent Zigzag, will tell the story of David Stirling, the eccentric young officer who was given permission by Churchill to recruit the most ruthless soldiers he could find, thereby founding the most mysterious military organisation in the world: the SAS.

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80. SPIES AND SECRET AGENTS: IN FICTION AND REAL LIFE

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Charlie Higson is the best-selling author of the Young Bond series of novels, and Ben Macintyre the author of a number of best-selling books about real spies of World War II and the Cold War. Here they come together with spy novelist Charlie Cumming to discuss secret agents, real and imaginary, in what promises to be a highly entertaining feast of furtiveness for all the family.

AGE 7 TO ADULT

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