Gavin Esler

Co-presenter of Newsnight, one of our foremost commentators, Scottish broadcaster and writer Gavin Esler knows better than most what goes on behind the scenes in politics. In this 2008 event he talks about his new novel A Scandalous Man, which tells the tale of a man hungry for power but undone when his private life is exposed through twenty four hour media.

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