John le Carre: An Evening with George Smiley Cert. 12A Picture house at FACT

  • Running time120 minutes
  • GenreTalks

In aid of Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors without Borders (MSF)
7 September 2017

Join us for a unique celebration of John le Carré’s work as he discusses the full breadth of his career – from his extraordinary Cold War novels to his powerful descriptions of the arms trade and the war on terror – and reflects on the continuing story of his most famous creation, the tubby, bespectacled spy, George Smiley.

Featuring readings from his new novel A Legacy Of Spies, and a rare Q&A session, this will be an unmissable opportunity to experience the author direct and in his own words.

The event will be broadcast live to cinemas across the UK and Europe from London’s Royal Festival Hall.

In support of MSF, the leading emergency medical humanitarian aid organisation, John le Carré is donating his speaker’s fee, and the producers of the live cinema broadcast, The Ink Factory, are donating their share of the profits to the charity.

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