Olivia Newton-John and The Secret Barrister are just two of the celebrities and notable figures coming to Oxford in November.

The famous faces will visit the city as speakers at the Oxford Union - an exclusive debating club for students at the university.

Brian Cox, not to be confused with the scientist of the same name, is a multi-award winning Scottish actor, director and producer and star of HBO's Succession. He rose to fame for his role in Braveheart and has been involved with both the National Theatre and Royal Shakespeare Company.

However, the event involving The Secret Barrister will be delivered using a combination of voice actors and pre-submitted questions, in order to protect the Secret Barrister’s secret identity.

Grease star Dame Olivia Newton-John will also be involved as a speaker, albeit through an online event.

All of the celebrities coming to Oxford in November:

November 1 - Svetlana Tsikhanouskaya

November 2 – Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnel

November 3 – Michael Eavis CBE

November 5 – Brian Cox CBE

November 8 – Dr Nadine Burke Harris and The Secret Barrister

November 10 – Lord Rowan Williams

November 11 – Ambassador Paula Dobriansky

November 13 – Julian Casablancas

November 15 – Dr Danny Sriskandarajah

November 16 – Chris Wallace

November 17 – Daniel ‘Lemony Snicket’ Handler

November 19 – Julie K. Brown

November 22 – Dame Olivia Newton-John & Professor Louise Richardson

November 23 – Jenny Packham & Lord Jeffery Archer

November 24 – Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes & Dr Hutson Zomlot

November 25 – Professor Jordon Peterson

November 29 – Kate and Helen Richardson-Walsh

November 30 – Elise Christie

The events will be hosted by The Oxford Union, the University of Oxford’s debating society, with more information available on The Oxford Union website.


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