City of Literature

Revolutions - 5x15


Saturday 27 May 1pm

The Adnams Spiegeltent

Black and white image of smiling Caroline Criado-Perez
Caroline Criado-Perez

© Tracy King

Five renowned speakers, no script, and 15 minutes each to blow your mind. Featuring feminist  campaigner Caroline Criado-Perez on the gender data gap, astrobiologist Lewis Dartnell on aliens and space exploration, journalist and comedian Steve Richards on the rise of anti-establishment feeling, writer and documentary maker Polly Morland on personal metamorphosis, and David Bellos on Les Misérables – the revolutionary novel of the 19th century. This is an event you won’t want to miss.

Five essential 5x15 videos

The world can change in fifteen minutes. This year at NNF we'll be hosting our very own 5x15 event - five speakers with fifteen minutes each on the theme of 'revolution'. Past, presents, future - the revolutionary world in life and literature will be explored in this unique event.


This event is part of our City of Literature Weekend, 26 - 28 May
Click here to find out about all of the events taking place

Event runs: c. 1 hr 40 mins (including interval)

Visit 5x15's website here

Visit Caroline Criado-Perez's website here

Visit Lewis Dartnell's website here

Visit Steve Richard's Guardian page here

Visit Polly Morland's website here

Visit David Bellos' Guardian page here

City of Literature is presented in association with

Writers’ Centre Norwich

UNESCO City of Literature

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