Peter Hennessy in conversation with Ferdinand Mount on twelve provocateurs of history and life.
Peter Hennessy, Baron Hennessy of Nympsfield, FBA is a crossbench peer, broadcaster, historian and academic specialising in the history of government. Since 1992, he has been Attlee Professor of Contemporary British History at Queen Mary University of London.
Ferdinand Mount was, for many years, a columnist at the Spectator, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Times. In between, he was head of the Downing Street Policy Unit and editor of the Times Literary Supplement. He is now a prize-winning novelist, author of the bestselling memoir Cold Cream, the controversial The New Few and the bestselling The Tears of the Rajas.
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