Visit our NST Campus venue, based in Highfield at the University of Southampton Campus.
Join us at NST City, our new venue in the heart of Southampton City Centre, offering a creative environment, two theatre spaces, rooms to hire and Tyrrells our cafe bar.
11 November, 2019 - 09 December, 2019
17 December, 2019
Listen to his story, told with a 'parliamentary standup wit', and then feel free to question him about it.
It took Michael Portillo little more than 10 years to get a seat in the House of Commons and then rise in power and esteem to a point where he was a favoured leader of his party and possible future PM.
Although his political career then came to a humiliating end, losing his seat in May 1997, Michael has since reinvented and endeared himself to many with his obvious respect for the solid workmanship found in the great railways of the world, the effect of the railways on the history of countries and the daily lives of their people.
Listen to his story, told with a 'parliamentary standup wit', and then feel free to question him about it. Followed by a book signing.