Wed, 16 October 2019

6:45 pm - 8:15 pm

Speeches that Changed the World – LIVE!

Simon Sebag Montefiore and special guests


Emmanuel Centre

9-23 Marsham St, Westminster, London, SW1P 3DW

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Let acclaimed historian Simon Sebag Montefiore take you on a journey from ancient times to the present day with the greatest speeches in history brought to life by a cast of acclaimed actors.

Some speeches are heroic and inspiring; some diabolical and atrocious; some are exquisite and poignant; others cruel and chilling. The speakers themselves vary from empresses and conquerors to rock stars, novelists and sportsmen, dreamers and killers, from Churchill and Elizabeth I to Stalin and Genghis Khan, and from Michelle Obama and Cleopatra to Bob Dylan, Nehru and Muhammad Ali.

Full cast list to be announced soon!

Simon Sebag Montefiore

Simon Sebag Montefiore is the internationally bestselling author of prize-winning novels, histories and books for children, including most recently WRITTEN IN HISTORY: LETTERS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD.

Hannah MacInnes

Hannah MacInnes is a freelance journalist and a regular interviewer and podcast host for the How To Academy where she chairs interviews, panels, debates and conferences across a wide range of subjects and current issues. Follow her on Twitter @hannahmacin. >>