The power of speech

When John Humphrys steps up to the McEwan Hall lectern to deliver the MacTaggart lecture - the centrepiece of the Edinburgh Television Festival - few expect him to mince his words.

if you have an account


Do you want to keep reading?

Register to read four free articles per month

Subscribe and get access to

  • Up to the minute industry news
  • Agenda-setting interviews with key industry figures
  • Insight into the latest programme performances
  • Ratings data with viewing trends

Access premium content subscribe today

If you have an account you can SIGN IN now