Ben MacIntyre: The Spy and the Traitor


Mon 8 Oct
18:30 - 19:30
The Electric Theatre
£15, £13.50 concessions


Oleg Gordievsky was the greatest secret agent of the Cold War. A senior KGB officer he supplied British spymasters with priceless information from deep within the Soviet Intelligence machine. After a decade of being a double agent it was time to escape. So began one of the boldest and most extraordinary episodes in spying history.

Leading historian and bestselling author Ben Macintyre reveals the full thrilling story that changed the course of the Cold War.

The best true spy story I have ever read
— John le Carré