Terry Waite (2015 Event)
As special envoy to the Archbishop of Canterbury, Terry Waite spent plenty of time not only in the company of Robert Runcie, but also his son James. Then, he was kidnapped in Beirut. Upon his release, Waite continued his charity work, befriended his former captors, and has now written a comic novel. In this event, recorded live at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, he talks to James Runcie (himself now a leading writer) about surviving a nightmare and coping with the aftermath.