Words by the Water

Chris Mullin: Error of Judgement – The Truth about the Birmingham Bombings

Fri 7 June | 12pm

On November 22 1974, the IRA planted bombs in two Birmingham pubs, killing 21 people and injuring almost 200 others. The six men convicted were later found to be innocent. Fifty years on Chris Mullin talks about his republished book, Error of Judgement and its implications for British justice.

“One of the greatest feats ever achieved by an investigative reporter” Sebastian Faulks

“Whoever planted the bombs in Birmingham…also planted a bomb under the British legal establishment” Robert Harris, The Sunday Times

Book: Error of Judgement (Octopus)