Churchill – Andrew Roberts

Friday 7th June 2019 12.30pm


When we seek an example of great leaders with unalloyed courage, the person who comes to mind is Winston Churchill: the iconic, visionary war leader immune from the consensus of the day, who stood firmly for his beliefs when everyone doubted him. But how did young Winston become Churchill? What gave him the strength to take on the superior force of Nazi Germany when bombs rained on London and so many others had caved?

Bestselling, award-winning author of Napoleon and The Storm of WarAndrew Roberts will share with festival-goers his landmark biography of Winston Churchill, based on extensive new material including transcripts of War Cabinet meetings, diaries, letters and unpublished memoirs from Churchill’s contemporaries, that reveals the true genius of the man, statesman and leader.