Libby Purves OBE

Libby Purves OBE

Libby Purves is a writer and broadcaster par excellence and has that certain something which combines natural wit with an incisive perception.

Libby is married to the broadcaster Paul Heiney, and her interests are education, parenting, sailing, travelling and theatre.

Contact Great British Speakers today to book broadcaster and writer, Radio 4 Today host Libby Purves for your next event.

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“Your input was just brilliant and was extremely well received by the audience – who because of their varied nature could have been quite challenging at that point – but you informed, stimulated and amused in equal proportions – people loved it.”

– Eastern Leadership Centre, Jan 2009

“I would like to thank you personally for the key note address at the Education Conference. We have received many positive comments and know your session was greatly appreciated by the delegates.”

– General Secretary, NAHT

“On behalf of all at FFI, please accept our sincere thanks for the marvellous interview that you gave with Sir David Attenborough. We have been receiving lots of compliments and have been inundated with praise, thanks and congratulations! Thank you very much indeed for your support and for making this such a special event – it is greatly appreciated.”

– Fauna & Flora International

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