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SAS Italian Job

The Secret Mission to Storm a Forbidden Nazi Fortress with Damien Lewis
  • 8 February

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12 noon

Lunch: 1.15pm

£25 including lunch, £10 to listen only

Damien Lewis’s new bestseller tells an incredible story. In the winter of 1944 the Allies advanced through Italy but stalled on the fearsome mountainous defences of the Gothic Line. Two men were parachuted in to break the deadlock, penetrate enemy territory and lay waste to the Germans’ impregnable headquarters.

At the eleventh hour mission commanders radioed for David ‘The Mad Piper’ Kilpatrick to be flown in, resplendent in his tartan kilt, to lead the assault and deter Nazi reprisals.

As the column of raiders formed, high command radioed through an order to stand down, having assessed the chances of success at little more than zero. But in defiance of orders, come hell or high-water, they were going in…

LUNCH: : Pork belly with cider jus; vanilla crème brûlée; coffee
V: Potato gnocchi with mushroom and leek

12 noon

Lunch: 1.15pm

£25 including lunch, £10 to listen only

A booking fee of £1.50 per ticket applies