Ben Anderson is an investigative journalist of global concerns, also a writer and a television reporter he brings stories home. He made Holidays in the Axis of Evil, traveling secretly through Iran, Niraq, North Kore, Syria, Libya. He spent two months in Helmand with the Grenadier Guards to film, Taking on the Taliban. He has looked into topics of slave labour in Dubai, deforestaion, world champion boxing, drug trade,. His book, No Worse Enemy (2012) covers his experiences in Afghanistan. His recent documentary, This is What Winning Look Like, follows American and British Troops withdrawal from Afghanistan and the real affects of this, from the Afghan interpretors left behind to the NGO-operated hospitals that continue to cope with increasing numbers. This recent work won the Frontline Club Award and the Beyaux-Calvados Award.
BOOK NOW A GLINT IN THE DARKNESS Photographer Giles Duley presents an illustrated talk about his work with refugees for his Legacy of War Foundation, with conflict journalist Ben Anderson. Note: included in Weekend and Saturday Day ticket Borris Granary Stage
BOOK NOW THE FALL OF ISIS Award-winning war journalist Ben Anderson discusses his experience on the frontline in Mosul with fellow journalist Mary Fitzgerald. Note: This ticket is not included in the Weekend or Saturday Day ticket. Must be purchased separately. The Step House Hotel, Main Street Borris.