THE UPPER ROOM SPRING LECTURES 2021
We are delighted to announce that our series of annual lectures will be going ahead this year, despite the difficulties arising from the pandemic – once again featuring a stellar line-up of personalities who reside in the West London area.
Each lecture will be streamed online, so you can enjoy the full live event from the comfort of your own home.
tickets are £10 each from here: https://live.chiswickbuzz.net/box-office/
Tuesday 16th March
Clare Balding is arguably television’s most versatile presenter, covering everything from Wimbledon to the Olympics, and State events to Crufts. She hosts the popular Radio 4 show Ramblings and is a best-selling author of books for children and adults. Clare will be in conversation with Torin Douglas, the former BBC Media Correspondent
Wednesday 21st April
One of our greatest living writers, Michael Frayn is known for a string of West End hits such as Copenhagen, Democracy and the hilarious farce Noises Off. His prolific literary output includes novels, philosophical works, screenplays, newspaper columns and translations. Michael will also be in conversation with Torin Douglas
Wednesday 19th May
Jeremy Paxman is a renowned broadcaster, journalist and writer, feared by politicians of all stripes for his trademark tough interviewing style. He presented BBC Two’s Newsnight from 1989 to 2014 and has been the presenter of University Challenge since 1994. Jeremy will be in conversation with the BBC journalist Julian Marshall