‘…it has the seductive power of a conspiracy theory enhanced by the credibility of first-hand reporting.’ The Guardian. NST Campus.
11 April, 2019
‘…it has the seductive power of a conspiracy theory enhanced by the credibility of first-hand reporting.’
‘…the strength of the event is in his marshalling of the facts and the measured articulation of a plain-talking argument for complex times.’
Mark Fisher – The Guardian
‘He gives us a masterclass in cybercrime, the dark web. You emerge…feeling as if you see 2018 more clearly now.’
Dominic Maxwell – The Times
Misha Glenny is an Award-winning journalist and author, his international bestselling book, McMafia, was recently turned into the hit BBC TV series of the same name.
Glenny has spent years courageously investigating and reporting on the most dangerous and sophisticated organised crime networks around the world. Alternately very funny and very frightening, Misha Glenny lifts the lid on global organised crime and its corrupt political networks.
The show is a factual illuminating talk that sheds light on corrupt intelligence agencies and takes the audience on a tour through the dark depths of world capitalism. He explains what’s happening behind the headlines – how Russian gangsters, Latin American cartel leaders, people traffickers and dodgy hedge funders exert their influence on our lives without us realising it and how cyber hackers pose an increasing threat to global security in the 21st century.
This is a rare opportunity to hear a true expert take you into the minds of his underworld subjects and as executive producer and script consultant on the TV series, a chance to discover what it took to bring his extraordinary cast of characters to life on the small screen.