Talk: Who Dares Wins: Britain in the Age of the Falklands
Winchester: Friday 1 November, 20.00–21.00
Talk synopsis: In this fascinating and amusing talk based on his new book, Dominic Sandbrook explores the extraordinarily controversial and colourful years at the beginning of the 1980s: the age of Margaret Thatcher, the New Romantics, the first home computers and the war in the Falklands.
Speaker bio: Dominic Sandbrook is one of Britain’s best-known historians. A visiting professor at King’s College London, he is also a regular BBC Historywriter, Daily Mailcolumnist and Sunday Timesbook critic. He has written eight books, including his bestselling series on post-war Britain, and has presented numerous BBC television and radio documentaries.