Hay Festival 2019 Programme

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Event 48

George Monbiot

In the Green Corner 1

Venue: Segovia Stage
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In the first of a series of conversations with the audience, the captivating author of Bring on the Apocalypse: Six Arguments for Global Justice discusses a global or environmental topic arising from the day’s news.
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Event 49

Roy Strong

A Little History of the English Country Church

Venue: Guardian Stage
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An elegant synthesis of architecture, faith and parish community that points to a possible realigned future.
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Event 50

Marcus Brigstocke & guests

The Early Edition 1

Venue: Barclays Wealth Pavilion
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The brilliant corduroy comedian takes apart the day’s papers and media.
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Event 51

Stephen Poliakoff talks to Ariane Koek

Venue: Sky Movies Cinema
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The screenwriter discusses his two latest films Joe’s Palace and Capturing Mary with the Arvon Foundation director.
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Event 54

Joseph Stiglitz & Linda Bilmes

The $3 Trillion War

Venue: Barclays Wealth Pavilion
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The Nobel Economist and his co-author audit The True Cost of the War in Iraq. Chaired by Nik Gowing.
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Event 55

Ffion Hague

The Pain and the Privilege

Venue: Guardian Stage
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We launch the biographer’s study of the marriage, the scandals and the fallout from: The Women in Lloyd George’s Life.
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Event 56

Bogotá 39

Venue: Segovia Stage
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Introducing the cream of new fiction from Latin America with Colombian Juan Gabriel Vasquez’s The Informers, Peruvian Santiago Roncagliolo, and Mexican Guadalupe Nettel. Chaired by Jason Wilson.
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Event 57

Gurinder Chadha

Chaired by Hannah Rothschild

Venue: Sky Movies Cinema
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An interview with the film director of Bhaji on the Beach, Bend it like Beckham, Bride and Prejudice. and the forthcoming adaptation of Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging. Chaired by Hannah Rothschild.

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Event 61

Gore Vidal talks to Adam Boulton

Venue: Barclays Wealth Pavilion
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The legendary American wit, novelist and politico.
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Event 62

Simon Singh & Edzard Ernst

Trick or Treatment? Alternative Medicine on Trial

Venue: Guardian Stage
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The science writer and the world’s first Professor of Complementary Medicine analyse which therapies work and why. Rigorous, clear and surprising.
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