Events

James Bloodworth – Bridport Literary Festival

Bridport

November 6, 2018

6pm

James Bloodworth
in conversation with Jason Webster

Cracking open Britain’s divisions – north/south, working class/middle class, leave/remain – journalist James Bloodworth spent six months living and working across Britain, taking on the country’s most gruelling jobs. He lived on the meagre proceeds and discovers the anxieties and hopes of those he encountered. From an Amazon warehouse to the taxicabs of Uber, Bloodworth narrates how the traditional working class has been decimated. It is a gripping examination of Brexit Britain, a divided nation that needs to find a way to understand the reality of how other people live and work.

 

 

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Location

The Bull Hotel, 34 East Street, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 3LF