Saturday 21 November 2020 | 9:00pm

David Mitchell & James O'Brien

Saturday 21 November 2020 | 9:00pm

David Mitchell & James O'Brien

£5.00 - Single event ticket
£25.00 - Winter Festival Pass

From UKIP’s surge to Brexit shambles, horsemeat lasagne to Trump in the White House, David Mitchell attempts to make light of all the darkness with his brilliant and unremitting laser of chit-chat. 

In conversation with James O'Brien, author, radio presenter and podcaster

David Mitchell & James O'Brien: Dishonesty is the Second-Best Policy

David Mitchell, actor, comedian and writer, is one of our cleverest, funniest and most astute commentators and we’re delighted to welcome him to Cambridge Literary Festival for the very first time. Joining us to discuss his latest book Dishonesty is the Second-Best Policy with LBC presenter James O’Brien, he will tackle the dumbfounding times we live in. From UKIP’s surge to Brexit shambles, horsemeat lasagne to Trump in the White House, David Mitchell attempts to make light of all the darkness with his brilliant and unremitting laser of chit-chat. 

Author Biography

David Mitchell is a comedian, actor, writer and the polysyllabic member of Mitchell and Webb. He won BAFTAs for Peep Show and That Mitchell and Webb Look, and has also starred in Jam and JerusalemAmbassadorsBack and as Will Shakespeare in Ben Elton’s Upstart Crow. He writes for the Observer, chairs The Unbelievable Truth, is a team captain on Would I Lie To You? and can’t drive.