debate with ayaan hirsi ali and christopher hitchens

Clip from debate with Christopher Hitchens and Ayaan Hirsi Ali discussing the issues relating to Afghanistan.

Politics Show

Watch the Politics Show (North East & Cumbria) on BBC1 Sunday March 21st 12-1pm. The focus is on a number of constituencies being fought by new candidates and Rory and his campaign to win Penrith & the Border is among those being featured. Update 21/03/10: The video is now available on BBC iPlayer – skip […]


bbc question time review

I joined the BBC Question Time panel on Thursday 11th February, with Lord Hattersley, Lynne Featherstone MP, Ruth Lea and Tom Conti. The program was in Middlesbrough on the day of the ‘moth-balling’ of the Corus plant. Middlesbrough was once the fastest growing city on earth and Corus was the last legacy of its dominant […]

the legacy of lawrence of arabia, bbc2

On Saturday 16th January at 8pm, BBC2 are screening The Legacy of Lawrence of Arabia.  This is the first of a two-part documentary presented by Rory Stewart and directed by Iain Scollay. Explaining why he chose to become involved in the making of the documentary, Rory says:  “Lawrence was a fascinating man.  He had huge […]

rheged centre film screening

The Legend of Lawrence of Arabia, written and narrated by Rory Stewart The Rheged Centre 15th January 2010 at 7pm Come and join me at a preview screening of this BBC 2 documentary before it airs on television. The director (Iain Scollay) and I shall be in attendance to give a talk and answer questions. […]


Rory Stewart, director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, lays out an alternate strategy for the international community in Afghanistan.