In Conversation
Jeremy Irons / Tania Bryer

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Jeremy Irons is a world-renowned actor, trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.

He has acted in everything, including West End productions, popular television shows and hit films. On the stage he has starred in countless plays, such as Godspell, The Rear Column, The Caretaker and Much Ado About Nothing. On the silver screen he brilliantly portrayed villain Simon Gruber in Die Hard, and was famously the voice of Scar in The Lion King. He has been a prominent figure in the film industry for over 40 years, with more than sixty film credits to his name, and has won a Golden Globe, Emmy and the Academy Award for best Actor for his role in Reversal of Fortune. He is also known for his sober and calm reading of TS Eliot’s Four Quartets on BBC Radio 4.

His more recent film work includes Margin Call, Night Train to Lisbon, The Man Who Knew Infinity and the soon to be released Red Sparrow. In Europe he has been awarded a Cesar and the Premio Europa Per Il Teatro Award, and he is an Officier des Artes et Lettres. He is a strong advocate for environmental awareness, and has produced and appeared in TRASHED, Candida Brady’s award-winning environmental documentary. He is also Patron of the Prison Phoenix Trust and the Hope Foundation.

Tania Bryer is a British born broadcaster and producer.

Currently affiliated with the Global network CNBC, Tania hosts and is Executive Producer of the critically acclaimed series ‘CNBC Meets..’, where she gets up close and personal with some of the world’s most inspirational figures to find out the secret to their success and how their philanthropy transforms lives. Amongst many others for the Series she has interviewed President Bill Clinton, Sir Richard Branson, President Jimmy Carter, Melinda Gates, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, Maria Sharapova,, Naomi Campbell, H.R.H The Duke of York, Matt Damon, Tom Cruise and Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair.

Tania is also an anchor on ‘The CNBC Conversation’ series which sees her interview newsmakers including Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan, Prince Albert of Monaco and author David Walliams, as well as hosting news specials for the network with guests including Beyonce, Usain Bolt, Kate Moss, Sir Elton John and London Mayor Sadiq Khan.

A highly skilled presenter and moderator, Tania hosts a wide variety of international events and Forums including the Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Awards, the Women of the Future Awards and The Women’s Forum in Deauville. She moderates debates at The World Economic Forum in Davos and chairs numerous panels for charities and organisations including Invest Africa, Intelligence Squared and The Philanthropreneurship Forum.

Tania hosts the King Hussein Cancer Foundation’s Hope Galas in the presence of His Majesty King Abdullah II and Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan, and is the Chair of the National Events Committee for Cancer Research UK and a Patron of the Alzheimer’s Society.

On the 26th March at JW3, Jeremy and Tania will be discussing the changes Jeremy has experienced throughout his illustrious career in the film industry, and their various charitable endeavours.

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