Speakers

Get a first taste of the trailblazing speakers headed to the HowTheLightGetsIn London 2024 this summer!

From philosophical heavyweights and icons of the arts, to the next generation of pioneering thinkers and commentators, explore the influential voices joining us on Hampstead Heath below.

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Alain Badiou HowTheLightGetsIn London 2024

Alain Badiou

World-renowned philosopher
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Philippa Gregory

Beloved British Author
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Trevor Phillips

Outspoken political commentator
Gary stEVENSON HowTheLightGetsIn London 2024 Festival 2

Gary Stevenson

Activist and Financier
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Sam McAlister

BBC producer and 'Scoop' author
Konstantin Kisin HowThelIghtGetsIn London 2024

Konstantin Kisin

Fiery Commentator and Comedian
Matthew Syed HowTheLightGetsIn Festival London 2024

Matthew Syed

Trailblazing journalist
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Sabine Hossenfelder

Youtube Science Star
Russ Cook HowTheLightGetsIn London 2024 Festival

Russ Cook

The Hardest Geezer
Susie Orbach HowTheLightGetsIn London 2024

Susie Orbach

Eminent psychotherapist
Tariq Ali HowTheLightGetsIn Hay 2024

Tariq Ali

Leading political activist
Ruby Wax Speaker

Ruby Wax

TV personality and campaigner