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September 2018

Ruby Wax, The Monk and The Neuroscientist: How To Be Human

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September 27 @ 8:00 pm
£22-£18

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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HOW TO BE HUMAN  We can’t stop the future from arriving, no matter what drugs we’re on. But even if nearly every part of us becomes robotic, mechanical fingers crossed we'll still have our minds. Hopefully we'll use them for things like compassion, instead of just chasing what’s ‘better’ like a hamster on a wheel. If we can do that, we’re on the yellow brick road to happiness. With a little help from monk Gelong Thubten, who explains how the…

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October 2018

Living a Wild Life with Colin Stafford-Johnson

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October 8 @ 8:00 pm
£17.50-£15

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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Irish wildlife cameraman and television presenter Colin Stafford-Johnson is one of the world’s most acclaimed and internationally awarded filmmakers. Throughout his legendary career, Colin has won countless awards from wildlife festivals and events around the world. He's lived first hand with tigers for many years in India, filmed some of the most renowned natural history sequences in his homeland of Ireland and now for the first time will be sharing his hair-raising stories with UK theatre audiences this autumn.  Illustrated with his own stunning film footage…

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Michael Portillo “Life: a game of two halves”

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October 20 @ 8:00 pm
£18-15

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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It took Michael Portillo little more than 10 years to get a seat in the Commons and then rise in power and esteem to a point where he was a favoured leader of his party and possible future PM. A track record like that suggests a privileged friend of the rich and famous ,but since leaving the house almost a decade ago Michael has endeared himself to many with his obvious respect for solid workmanship as found in our great…

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November 2018

Dr Phil Hammond – Happy Birthday NHS?

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November 6 @ 8:00 pm
£16-12

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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Happy Birthday NHS? Nye Bevan's beautiful baby is 70 this year, but will she make a ton? A decade of austerity with a Brexit cherry on top has brought her to her knees. Dr Phil charts the course of the NHS from 1948 to as long as she lasts. Come cheer the heroes, boo the villains and look to the future of robot surgeons, Fitbit nurses and iPhone GPs. Batteries not included. Dr Phil Hammond has worked in the NHS…

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