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David Starkey: Magna Carta

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Wednesday 7 October 2015

David Starkey, the UK’s leading constitutional historian, will be visiting the Exeter Northcott Theatre in October.

Known for his forthright views, David will be talking about the 13th century agreement that, imperfect though it was, limited for the first time the power of the monarch by stating the basic rights, privileges, and liberties of leading citizens and clergy.

There are few more stimulating thinkers, and few who understand better the way the most powerful have thought throughout our history.  His assessment of the situation then, and how our constitution stands today exactly 800 years later, will amaze and challenge theatre audiences.

A Cambridge educated grammar school boy who became a respected LSE lecturer, a uniquely abrasive debater on Radio 4’s Moral Maze,  and the creator and presenter of many very popular historical TV series, on such subjects as Henry VIII , Elizabeth 1st, the Monarchy, the Churchills, and Music and Monarchy.

Tickets: £18
Concs: £2 off
Groups: 10+ get 11th ticket free
Age: 12yrs+
Running Time: 1hr 30mins


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For more information, please contact Jenny Hogg on 01392 272 409 or email her.

Notes to editors
David Starkey is available for interviews.

Please note that that the Exeter Northcott’s Box Office number has changed to 01392 726363