Kate Adie

01 May 2014

18:30 - 19.30

The National Archives is again hosting a series of monthly talks to broaden awareness of historical records and their uses for writers.

Each month, a high-profile author will talk about using original records in their writing. Kate Adie discusses her latest book, Fighting on the Home Front (2013), which includes a fresh look at surprising and uncharted changes in the lives of women during the First World War.

Tickets cost £5 (£4 for Friends of The National Archives). Buy your ticket now.

About the author

Kate Adie, author and broadcaster, became a familiar figure to viewers through her work as the BBC's Chief News Correspondent. Kate's memorable assignments include both Gulf Wars, four years of war in the Balkans, the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster at Zeebrugge, the massacre at Dunblane and the Hatfield rail crash.

Kate has been named 'Reporter of the Year' twice by the Royal Television Society; the first occasion was for her coverage of the SAS end to the Iranian Embassy siege in 1980. She also won the Monte Carlo International Golden Nymph Award in 1981 and 1990, and was awarded an OBE in 1993. 

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