Spectator and Sunday Times columnist Rod Liddle makes the case for the freedom to offend. Rod will be in conversation with Melanie Phillips.
Join us for an evening with one of the country’s most provocative and brilliant political commentators as he weighs the importance of free speech to the health of democracy against the right not to be offended.
As Associate Editor of the Spectator and columnist for the Sunday Times, the Sun and GQ, Rod Liddle is one of the most influential voices in UK media. From Trump to Brexit, fat shaming to student politics, his opinions on the way we live now are debated everywhere.
In this unique event Rod will make the case for a no-holes-barred approach to what it is and is not acceptable to say in the 21st century.
Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from one of the most formidable voices in British political life and ask your own questions.
Praise for Rod Liddle:
‘Liddle lured me in with his riotously entertaining take on everything from attitudes towards obesity to what he calls our “respec” culture’ Independent
‘A magnificent torrent of analysis and abuse – 90 per cent brilliant, 10 per cent bonkers … A flaming, bloodthirsty romp, scything through the clichés and lazy thinking of an effete liberal establishment’ Times Higher Education Supplement
‘Filled with his trademark dry and self-hating wit, I would recommend even Rod-sceptics read his book’ New Statesman