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Welcome to our series of Author talks at The National Archives

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Trevor Barnes is the author behind a new study on one of the Cold War’s most notorious spy cases - the Portland Spy Ring. Trevor will be joined by Professor Chris Andrew of Cambridge University (author of the official History of MI5, The Defence of the Realm).

This talk will conclude with a live Q&A with Trevor Barnes and Chris Andrew.

A signed copy of the book with a The National Archives bookplate and a 'signed by the author' ribbon can be purchased at checkout for £20.00 and comes with free delivery.

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Trevor Barnes studied the History of Espionage at the University of Cambridge and as a Kennedy Scholar at Harvard. His pioneering research has been published in the Historical Journal and has subsequently worked as a Senior Journalist for BBC radio and TV on programmes including Radio 4's Today and BBC Two's Newsnight.

Trevor has written for, among others, The Times, Observer, The Evening Standard and The Boston Globe. He is also the author of three crime novels, and is the researcher and writer of Trial at Torun, a BBC radio play about the trial in Poland of a secret-service murder case.

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