King's Hall, Ilkley
Date: 06/11/2016 19:30 - 06/11/2016 19:30
One of the genuine 'Big Beasts' of the political scene, Ken Clarke has held every major job of state apart from Prime Minister. Known as a Tory Wet who loves cricket, Nottingham Forest Football Club and jazz, Clarke isn't a straightforward Conservative politician and his passionate commitment to Europe cost him the leadership on no less than three occasions. Tonight, Clarke charts his remarkable progress from working-class scholarship boy in Nottinghamshire to high political office.