Joan Bakewell


Joan Bakewell is an author, journalist and broadcaster. Her books include her autobiography The Centre of the Bed and her latest, Stop the Clock. She is presenter of BBC Radio 3’s Belief Series and BBC 4’s Inside the Ethics Committee. She is President of Birkbeck College, London, and a Member of the House of Lords.

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