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Notorious - In Conversation with Raphael Rowe

Raphael Rowe

Join us for a captivating evening delving into the extraordinary life of Raphael Rowe, the celebrated investigative reporter and host of Netflix's Inside the World's Toughest Prisons. His awe-inspiring journey, vividly recounted in his memoir 'Notorious,' promises an unforgettable experience.

In 2000, Raphael's life took a dramatic turn when he was exonerated by the Court of Appeal after serving 12 years in a maximum-security prison for crimes he did not commit. His transformation from inmate to journalist is a story of resilience and redemption you won't want to miss.

After his release, Raphael launched a new career in journalism at the esteemed BBC. He fearlessly covered stories for BBC Radio 4's Today programme and BBC One's 6 O'clock News. He also produced hard-hitting documentaries for BBC Two and BBC Three, addressing issues like serial killers, knife crime, drugs, corrupt UN peacekeepers, environmental crime, and terrorism.

His journalistic adventures have taken him to some of the world's most perilous locations, where he exposed illegal activities, from smuggling diamonds to secretly filming Congolese militia rebels. He even risked his life to save an orangutan while reporting on illegal international logging and deforestation. Don't miss the chance to hear Raphael Rowe's incredible journey in person. Join us for an evening of inspiration, courage, and resilience, and discover how one man's pursuit of justice led to a life dedicated to sharing the world's most compelling stories. Secure your seat now for an unforgettable event!

Date: Friday 2 February, 2024

Time: 7:30pm

Venue: Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Georgian Gallery

Age Restriction: 16+

Price: £12 (+BF)

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