Rick Stroud will be discussing his new book, Lonely Courage, on Saturday 22nd July in the East End Tent – approximate timing 2.15pm. Buy tickets here

Rick Stroud is a producer, director and writer. As well as Lonely Courage he has written six books including: The Book of the Moon – a study of the all things lunar from moonrock to magic; Rifleman – A Front Line Life with Vic Gregg, A Rifleman’s view of World War II; The Phantom Army of Alamein – how artists fooled Rommel and pulled off the biggest conjuring trick in World War Two; and  Kidnap in Crete – the story of the kidnap of a German General by the SOE and Cretan guerrillas led by Patrick Leigh Fermor. He is trustee of the London Library.