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James O’Brien, Brenda Hale and Doon Mackichan

The News Review

Hay Festival 2024, 

Start your day at Hay Festival with our daily news review. Join our leading journalists and special guests as they take us behind the headlines with insider perspectives, insights and an eye on what’s next. Strong coffee recommended! Among today’s guests are journalist James O’Brien, judge Lady Hale and comedian Doon Mackichan.

Doon Mackichan is best known for her comedy characters in the hugely popular Brass Eye, Smack the Pony and Toast of London. Lady Hale is former President of the UK Supreme Court and James O'Brien is a British radio presenter, podcaster and author. Chaired by The Independent chief books critic Martin Chilton.

James O’Brien, Brenda Hale and Doon Mackichan