Featuring accomplished – often very well-known – guests selected by Sir David Tang as speakers on the basis of their extraordinary lives and achievements, and with a low ticket price, the Prudential Series make excellence accessible in London and online.
Upcoming Prudential Series Events
Nicholas Parsons, a broadcaster with a career spanning more than 60 year, will join the Prudential Series, not for Just a Minute but for 60 minutes!
Nicholas Parsons has had an extraordinary career as an actor, host and presenter of both TV and radio. He’ll appear at China Exchange as part of the Prudential Series.
After moving to London in the 1950s, he was resident comedian at the Windmill Theatre and worked on a large number of variety shows. He first gained television success by playing the straight man to other comedians including Arthur Haynes and Benny Hill. These experiences were reflected in his autobiography The Straight Man ...
Charles James Spencer-Churchill is the 12th Duke of Marlborough and custodian of Blenheim Palace in Woodstock, Oxfordshire.
Charles James Spencer-Churchill, known as Jamie Blandford, is the 12th Duke of Marlborough. He will spend 60 minutes with us as part of the Prudential Series.
As Duke, he is custodian of Blenheim Palace in Woodstock, larger than both Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle, Blenheim Palace is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and has been open to the public since 1950. It has been the seat of the Dukes of Marlborough since the 1720s and is home too to the Spencer-Churchill family: Sir Winston Churchill ...
Julian Fellowes is a British actor, producer, novelist, and screenwriter best known for creating and producing the much-loved television costume drama Downton Abbey (2010–15).
Academy award winner Lord Fellowes of West Stafford is a British actor, producer, novelist, and screenwriter best known currently for creating and producing the much-loved television costume drama, Downton Abbey.
His first produced screenplay, Gosford Park (2001) earned him several honours, including an Academy Award. He then wrote scripts for Vanity Fair (2004), Separate Lies (2005) which he also directed, The Young Victoria (2009), The Tourist (2010), the TV mini-series, Titanic (2012) and R...