George Alagiah
From Fact to Fiction

George Alagiah, well-known for bringing us facts as the face of BBC news, has now turned his hand to fiction in the form of his debut novel The Burning Land, an exhilarating political thriller set in South Africa. Come and hear how he has drawn on his years reporting from South Africa and other global hotspots to weave a truly gripping story.

In conversation with Alex Clarke,  journalist, critic and broadcaster.

Please note that this event was originally advertised as taking place on Friday 30th November, 5:30-6:30pm, at the TTP stage, the Cambridge Union. Due to unforeseeable personal circumstances, the event has been rescheduled to Sunday 1st December, 7-8pm, in the Palmerston Room.

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