Adam Kay is a comedian, former junior doctor and the author of This is Going to Hurt
: an unflinching, essential account of what life is like for the beleaguered vanguard of the NHS. Written prior to the governments battle with junior doctors, his memoir captures an unmissable window into Britain's ailing health system.
Sarah Langford is a barrister and author of In Your Defence. With remarkable candour, Sarah describes eleven cases which reveal what goes on in our criminal and family courts, highlighting how our attitudes and actions can shape not only the outcome of a case, but the legal system itself.
Christie Watson was a nurse for twenty years, and is the author of The Language of Kindness. Taking us from birth to death, from the A&E to the mortuary, her memoir reflects a profession defined by acts of care, compassion and kindness in a time of division and isolationism.
William Clegg QC is London's top murder case lawyer, and the author of Under the Wig. In this vivid memoir he revisits some of his most notorious and intriguing trials, whilst laying bare the secrets of his profession, and how our right to a fair trial is now in great peril.
This event will be chaired by John Sutherland. Chief Superintendent John Sutherland joined the Met Police in 1992. Blue retells his career-defining moments, from reaching out to vulnerable young people, tackling domestic violence and holding the responsibility of caring for hundreds of thousands of Londoners.
Join us for the opportunity to hear from four striking voices, writing in response to a crisis with great political urgency, and innumerable ramifications on the public sector.