Authors Attending

Nell Leyshon is a much-acclaimed playwright and novelist. Her first novel, Black Dirt, was longlisted for the Orange Prize and shortlisted for the Commonwealth Book Prize while her best-selling novel, The Colour of Milk, has been published world wide. Her plays include Comfort Me With...

Prue Leith, in her varied roles, has been a key figure in the revolution of Britain’s eating habits since the 1960s. She is author of the indispensable Leith’s Cookery Bible, a winner of Businesswoman of the Year and a judge in the TV show, The...

Jo Brand is an award-winning comedian, writer, actor and host of several television shows including Channel 4’s spin-off The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice. She has also made legendary appearances on many other TV shows from Have I Got News for You to...

Henry Blofeld has conveyed his overwhelming enthusiasm for the game of cricket as a much-loved broadcaster and journalist for over fifty years. His characteristically patrician tones, overlaid with those of the bon viveur, delighted listeners to the BBC’s Test Match Special, where the personality of...

Timothy Bentinck is an actor, writer, inventor and musician. From playing the part of David Archer in BBC Radio 4’s The Archers to voicing ‘Mind the Gap’ on the Piccadilly tube line, his acting career has taken in hundreds of radio, film, stage and television...