Martin Bell, OBE is a former BBC war reporter and Independent MP who is now a British UNICEF ambassador. After leaving school he served as a national serviceman and was posted to Cyprus during the emergency. He then took an English degree at Cambridge and joined the BBC where he established a reputation as a leading war reporter coving conflicts in Vietnam, the Middle East, Nigeria, Angola, Northern Ireland and the Balkans. After leaving the BBC he was elected as the Independent MP for Tatton. His books include In Harm's Way, An Accidental MP, Through Gates of Fire, The Truth That Sticks and A Very British Revolution.