Agent Sonya: Lover, Mother, Soldier, Spy

Fri 25 Sep

Friday, 25 September 2020

7.30pm - 8.30pm

Talk | In Venue & Online

Agent Sonya: Lover, Mother, Soldier, Spy

Hear the incredible story of one of the greatest spies of the 20th century, Agent Sonya, from one of Britain's most acclaimed historians Ben Macintyre.

This event has finished, but you can watch it again online at any time until Sunday, 11 October 2020.

Price: FREE
Agent Sonya


Born Ursula Kuczynski, Agent Sonya was a dedicated communist, a colonel in Russia's Red Army, and a highly-trained spy. From planning an assassination attempt on Hitler in Switzerland, to spying on the Japanese in Manchuria, and helping the Soviet Union build the atom bomb, Sonya conducted some of the most dangerous espionage operations of the 20th century.

Bestselling author Ben Macintyre will tell her story for the first time.

Ben Macintyre is the multimillion-copy bestselling author of books including The Spy and the Traitor, SAS: Rogue Heroes, Agent Zigzag, Operation Mincemeat and A Spy Among Friends. He is a columnist and Associate Editor at The Times, and has worked as the newspaper's correspondent in New York, Paris and Washington. He regularly presents BBC series based on his acclaimed books.

A copy of Ben Macintyre's book Agent Sonya: Lover, Mother, Soldier, Spy can be purchased as part of a book and ticket offer for this event. Alternatively, copies will be available for purchase at the National Army Museum on the day of the event or via a link on the virtual event page.

Date & time

Friday, 25 September 2020
7.30pm - 8.30pm


Foyle Centre
National Army Museum
Royal Hospital Road
London SW3 4HT


Online: FREE

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