The Power of Conversation Allan Little is one of Scotland’s most distinguished journalists. Born and raised in Galloway he was educated at Edinburgh University. He joined the BBC in 1983 in Glasgow, moving to London in 1985 to train as a reporter. He rapidly joined the Today programme moving into foreign news in 1989 and […]
Allan Little is one of Scotland’s most distinguished journalists. Born and raised in Galloway he was educated at Edinburgh University. He joined the BBC in 1983 in Glasgow, moving to London in 1985 to train as a reporter. He rapidly joined the Today programme moving into foreign news in 1989 and his first major assignment was the fall of communism that year. He reported the Gulf War from Baghdad in 1991, then the war in Yugoslavia from 91-95 He also served as BBC Moscow correspondent and then the BBC Paris Correspondent. He has reported from more than 80 countries, several wars and revolutions as well as natural disasters. He has covered the European crisis and led BBC coverage of the Scottish Independence referendum.
Among awards he has won Reporter of the Year and the Charles Wheeler Award for outstanding contribution to Broadcast Journalism. He is presently chair of the Edinburgh International Book Festival.
Doors open at 7pm with the lecture beginning at 7:30pm prompt. A two-course supper, followed by coffee, will be served after the question and answer sessions close at 9:00pm. Red or white wine will be available for purchase by the glass from Easterbrook Hall. Please note that supper must be pre-booked at least one week in advance of the event. No refunds will be made for cancellations made less than one week before the event.
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Please note that no tickets will be issued for the Conversations, you will receive confirmation of your place(s) with a booking reference number via email (by telephone if you do not have access to email).
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