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Courtiers, The Secret History of Kensington Palace

With theatres partially open during the pandemic, our Curtain Up series of online talks have proved a big success...

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Courage to Heal

A series of events connecting young people all over the world, to address inequality and heal their communities...

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Tutu Foundation UK: Latest News, New Ambassador, and Ubuntu Roundtable Update

This year the impact of COVID around the world has shaken the hopes of young people and cast a shadow over their futures...

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Mark Murray and Bruce Houlder QC featured on BBC Radio Four’s Law In Action

It was great to see Mark Murray featured alongside Bruce Houlder on Joshua Rozenberg's Law In Action last week...

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Odd Boy Out by Gyles Brandreth

In Odd Boy Out Gyles Brandreth provides an extraordinarily revealing account of...

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A Very British Murder presented by Lucy Worsley

An illustrated tour through the dark story of our fascination with murder with renowned historian Lucy Worsley...

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An Audience With Joanna Trollope

Our highly successful ‘An Audience with…’ series continues with Joanna Trollope...

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A Diva and a Piano - By Lesley Garrett

For more than 30 years Lesley Garrett has enjoyed one of the most successful careers of any modern-day, winning both critical acclaim and the affection of many fans and music lovers through the breadth and diversity of her work...

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A Conversation Between Two Friends: Clive Conway and Paul Bloomfield

Clive, was interviewed by Paul Bloomfield, Global Communications and Public Relations for Prem Rawat, Global Peace Ambassador...

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Live Performances Return to many of England's Theatres

The stage is set today for theatres around England to reopen their doors. As part of the Government's reopening roadmap, indoor venues have been given the green light to restart shows with a 50% capacity and a maximum of 1,000 people...

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It's vital we change our bahaviour to save the planet says Desmond and Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation

With the future humanity itself teetering on a proverbial knife-edge as it fights to stave off the ravages of man-made destruction to our natural world, the Desmond and Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation was quick to embrace last week’s Earth Day. It issued a no nonsense statement that spelled out the dangers of climate change and our loss of biodiversity as we continue to compromise the nine planetary boundaries – the environmental limits within which humanity can safely operate.

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Sailing the canals was not as relaxing as Gyles Brandreth imagined

I was amused to hear that our good friend Gyles Brandreth admits that he sometimes found the apparently idyllic practise of serenely gliding around Britain’s canal network less than relaxing. It seems that the man who can do everything - actor, wit, writer, raconteur, broadcaster and former MP and government whip - is not very good at steering a canal barge.

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Popstar to priest - the extraordinary story of the Rev Richard Coles

By any measure the Rev Richard Coles has led an extraordinary life. For a start he is probably the only English country vicar who cheerfully admits that he spent several years of his youth hammered on drugs. Richard of course is best known as regular host of BBC Radio 4’s Saturday Live programme.

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Sir Anthony Hopkins, 83, becomes oldest Best Actor winner at the Oscars

Grand to see British talent triumphing in last night’s Oscars with Sir Anthony Hopkins taking the award for best actor.The 83-year-old Welshman won the award for his role in The Father playing an elderly man struggling with dementia but fighting to retain his independence.

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More former heads of state join Nobel laureates in pushing for a Peoples Vaccine

More former heads of state and Nobel laureates are signing an open letter calling on US President Joe Biden to back a People’s Vaccine and grant a waiver to help scale up global access to Covid-19 vaccines for poorer countries. Signatories include former Labour Prime Minister Gordon Brown and former French President François Hollande are joining Archbishop Desmond Tutu and around 170 others backing the plea.

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Adam - the only Frost that would be welcome in any garden

With the sun shining and life gradually creeping back to some semblance of normality, ithe BBC is advertising the 2021 Gardeners’ World Spring Fair. Tickets are for sale now. This heart warming event is a reminder that among the many speakers waiting in the wings at Clive Conway Productions is Gardeners’ World presenter Adam Frost who also appears regularly on the BBC’s coverage of RHS Flower Shows.

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Gyles Bandreth and the 40 years of royal friendship behind updated royal biography

What a wonderfully moving and tastefully devised royal send-off the Duke of Edinburgh received at Windsor Castle at the weekend. Tellingly perhaps Prince Phillip had planned it himself. What a remarkable man! Gyles Brandreth's Philip: The Final Portrait reveals the real story of the man who was the longest-serving consort to the longest-reigning sovereign in British history

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Shirley Williams: the Liberal Lion who was admired and respected across the political divide

It’s been a week in which we have had top say farewell to some fine people. Understandably it was the Duke of Edinburgh’s death and funeral that dominated the news but we also endured the tragic loss of the actress Helen McCrory and of course the veteran politician Shirley Williams.

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Tutu Foundation UK calls on Government to recognise just how serious racism is in our society

There has been much dismay at the Government-commissioned report on racial equality in Britain today after it claimed to have found no evidence of ‘institutional racism’. Now the Tutu Foundation UK is urging the Government to recognise and acknowledge the true seriousness of racism and its impact in our society. 

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Leading youth specialists form partnership to help communities recover from Covid-19

An alliance of specialists who bring shared success in tackling social and economic problems including knife crime and drug addiction are offering their expertise to the government and other bodies to build a quick and effective pathway to helping communities recover from Covid.

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