award-winning journalist; author, Lion and Lamb: a portrait of British moral duality
Mihir Bose is an award-winning journalist and author who has written and broadcast for all the major media outlets in this country.
He is the author of more than 30 books including, most recently, Lion and Lamb: A Portrait of British Moral Duality. His book, Silver: the spy who fooled the Nazis: the most remarkable agent of the Second World War, is being made into a film. His books range from biographies and histories, to sport and business and include histories of Indian cricket and Bollywood.
Mihir was the BBC’s first sports editor. He joined the BBC from the Daily Telegraph, where he was the chief sports news correspondent, creating an innovative weekly column, Inside Sport. He also wrote on subjects such as race, immigration, and other social and cultural issues. He joined the Daily Telegraph from the Sunday Times where he worked for over 20 years.
Saturday 13 October, 16:00 Cinema 1
National identity and belonging: what does it mean to be a citizen?
Sunday 14 October, 12:00 Exhibition Hall 2
From the ‘Cricket Test’ to Three Lions: sport and identity