William Sitwell
Eggs or Anarchy? How a Nation at War was Fed

Mon 10 Oct
11:00 - 12:00
The Mandolay Hotel
£8, £7.20 concessions

William writes with irresistible wit and energy... A compelling portrait of one of the unsung, enigmatic heroes of the Second World War
— Michel Roux, OBE

The Masterchef judge and editor of Waitrose Food, reveals the remarkable story of how Lord Woolton, Minister for Food, fed Britain during WWII. With supply routes under attack and resources scarce, it was Woolton's job to fulfil his promise to the British people that there would be food on the shelves each week.


Purchase tickets for both William Sitwell and the Literary Lunch for only £30

Hosted by Seni Glaister


As much a beguiling study of social mobility as it is a hard war memoir… there is much to enjoy – with barely a powdered egg in sight – in this biography of the man who was responsible for arguably the healthiest national diet of all time’
— Sunday Telegraph