British actor Stephen McGann comes to Durham to share his new book Flesh and Blood – the story of his family as told through seven diseases, wounds
His ancestors survived famine-ravaged Ireland and settled in the poverty of Victorian Liverpool. Some of them became soldiers. One would be the last man to step off the Titanic. Every malady that afflicted the McGann family moulded Stephen into who he is today.
Stephen McGann has portrayed Doctor Turner in Call The Midwife since the series began. He has a Master’s in Science and is fascinated by the medical world.
Chaired by Claire Malcolm, New Writing North
Sunday 15 October,
Durham Town Hall