A Festival favourite returns, as the former Home, Health & Education Secretary turned acclaimed author discusses his long and varied career with Daniel Hahn. A winning storyteller, with his bestselling series of memoirs, he has now written his first novel: The Late Train to Gypsy Hill. His protagonist’s commute is only brightened by his infatuation with a beautiful fellow passenger. One evening she invites him to sit next to her and shows him a message scrawled on her makeup mirror: ‘Help me’.
This event is sponsored by Phyllis Court.