'Spoken word wouldn’t even exist if traditional poetry hadn’t.'
'The peaceful protesters that went into the streets, without arms, asking for a change… I’m with these people, I’ll always be with these people.'
'All my predictions have been wrong. I didn’t think Leicester were going to win the premiership. I didn’t think Corbyn would be Labour leader. I didn’t think we would leave the EU. This shows how real politics is.'
"Think of the stereotypical idea of an acoustic musician, a guy with a guitar, and compare that to a lawyer in a suit!"
When Smith took part in her first triathlon in 2010, she would have never have expected to go to Rio as a Paratriathlon Guide.
Hawes attributes much of the success in his career to his experiences at Durham, both on a personal level and a musical level
Editor of The Sunday Times, founder of Conde Nast Traveler and author of several successful books, Harold Evans talks to Jack Reed about his time at Durham and how it has shaped his career