Chris Atkins – credit Jay Dacey
On November 17th, 2021 the annual Ormiston Families’ lecture will be given by BAFTA-nominated filmmaker, journalist and author Chris Atkins. The lecture will be held at the Buckingham House Conference Centre at Murray Edwards College at the University of Cambridge.
Chris Atkins feature documentaries “Taking Liberties” and “Starsuckers” were both critically acclaimed. As a filmmaker, he has also worked closely with Dispatches for Channel 4 and BBC Panorama and made the widely discussed drama “UKIP: The First 100 Days“.
In 2016 Chris was given a five-year prison sentence for tax fraud. He wrote diaries during his time in prison and published these as a book titled: A bit of a Stretch- The Diaries of a Prisoner in 2020.
Tickets are £25 and are available here on the Ormiston Families website. All proceeds from the event will go towards Ormiston Families.