© Hanna Starkey

Agnès Poirier is a Paris-born and London-educated journalist, writer, critic and political commentator. She is the author of four essays about the different ways in which France and Britain do things and view the world, a topic she discussess on the BBC, Sky News and CNN and writes about in, among others, the Guardian, the Observer, The Times, Marianne, Télérama and L’Espresso. She has also taught at Sciences-Po in Paris, and pre-selects British films for the Cannes Film Festival. Her forthcoming book, Left Bank, Arts, Passion and the Rebirth of Paris 1940-1950 (Bloomsbury) is released in the UK in March.

Find out more