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Talk British Library - Diaries: Lives and Times

British Library - Diaries: Lives and Times

Kenneth Williams Estate

Key facts

Genre: Lecture with live speech-to-text

Synopsis

Explore some of the most intriguing diaries of the last 100 years

Whether by politicians, heads of state, novelists, playwrights and celebrities or ‘ordinary people’, personal diaries can give remarkable insights in to the lives and times of the people who kept them. The British Library Diaries season opens with an exploration of some of the most intriguing journals of the last 100 years. Our panel also share some of their own diary extracts. 

Dickon Edwards, Simon Garfield, Virginia Ironside and Anita Sethi join host Travis Elborough, whose many books include Our History of the 20th Century: As Told in Diaries, Journals and Letters. Introduced by curator Joanna Norledge.

This event will have speech to text interpretation provided by Stagetext working with MyClearText.

 

Event details

Tue 5 Feb 2019, 7:30pm

Live subtitling by Stagetext

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Venue details

British Library
London
The Arts Council
The Arts Council
The Arts Council