PAST SPEAKERS

Jeremy Paxman

October 2017

Joanna Trollope

October 2016

P D James

October 2005

Abir Mukherjee

January 2019

Margaret Drabble

November 2005

Blake Morrison

May 2011

Julian Alexander

Julian Alexander

Anne Applebaum

Anne Applebaum

Sara Bailey

Sara Bailey

Joan Bakewell

Joan Bakewell

James Barr

James Barr

Ian Beck

Ian Beck

Connie Bensley

Connie Bensley

Bidisha

Bidisha

Rachel Billington

Rachel Billington

Robin Bolam

Robin Bolam

Tracy Borman

Tracy Borman

Sue Boyd

Sue Boyd

Rhidian Brook

Rhidian Brook

Andrew Taylor

Andrew Taylor

Claire Tomalin

Claire Tomalin

Joanna Trollope

Joanna Trollope

Tor Udall

Tor Udall

Bart Van Es

Bart Van Es

Sally Vickers

Sally Vickers

Sarah Wallis

Sarah Wallis

Sam Walters

Sam Walters

Daisy Waugh

Daisy Waugh

Sarah Wheeler

Sarah Wheeler

Philip Ziegler

Philip Ziegler

Ruth Rendell

Ruth Rendell

James Runcie

James Runcie

Satham Sanghera

Satham Sanghera

Victoria Schofield

Victoria Schofield

Anne Sebba

Anne Sebba

Lionel Shriver

Lionel Shriver

David Shukmam

David Shukmam

John Simenon

John Simenon

Adam Sisman

Adam Sisman

Gillian Slovo

Gillian Slovo

Emma Smith

Emma Smith

John Smith

John Smith

Dan Snow

Dan Snow

Peter Snow

Peter Snow

Martin Stephen

Martin Stephen

Natalie Stephenson

Natalie Stephenson

Fergal Keane

Fergal Keane

Tatyana Kinsey

Tatyana Kinsey

Christina Lamb

Christina Lamb

Lee Langley

Lee Langley

Helen MacDonald

Helen MacDonald

Anne & Margaret Macmillan

Anne & Margaret Macmillan

Andrew Marr

Andrew Marr

Carolyn Mays

Carolyn Mays

Roger McGough

Roger McGough

Deborah Moggach

Deborah Moggach

Santa Montefiore

Santa Montefiore

Blake Morrison

Blake Morrison

Abir Mukherjee

Abir Mukherjee

John Mullan

John Mullan

Felicity Napier

Felicity Napier

James Naughtie

James Naughtie

Patrick Neate

Patrick Neate

Bernard O’Keefe

Bernard O’Keefe

Maureen Osborne

Maureen Osborne

Svetlana Palmer

Svetlana Palmer

Harry Parker

Harry Parker

Chris Patten

Chris Patten

Jeremy Paxman

Jeremy Paxman

Jan Pienkowski

Jan Pienkowski

Sonia Purnell

Sonia Purnell

Jenny Haddon

Jenny Haddon

David Harsent

David Harsent

Jenny Hartley

Jenny Hartley

Ronald Harwood

Ronald Harwood

Jane Hawking

Jane Hawking

Jason Hewitt

Jason Hewitt

Antonia Hodgson

Antonia Hodgson

Michael Holroyd

Michael Holroyd

Bettany Hughes

Bettany Hughes

P D James

P D James

Alan Johnson

Alan Johnson

Susan Elderkin

Susan Elderkin

Gavin Esler

Gavin Esler

Julian Fellowes

Julian Fellowes

Elena Forbes

Elena Forbes

Michael Frayn

Michael Frayn

Rebecca Frayn

Rebecca Frayn

Alessandro Gallenzi

Alessandro Gallenzi

Sally Gaminara

Sally Gaminara

Harriet Gilbert

Harriet Gilbert

Andrew Graham-Dixon

Andrew Graham-Dixon

Paul Grogan

Paul Grogan

Justin Cartwright

Justin Cartwright

Victoria Clark

Victoria Clark

Peter Conradi

Peter Conradi

Christopher Cook

Christopher Cook

Rob Cowen

Rob Cowen

Jonathan Croall

Jonathan Croall

Diana Darke

Diana Darke

John Davie

John Davie

Isla Dawes

Isla Dawes

Christie Dickason

Christie Dickason

Margaret Drabble

Margaret Drabble

Sarah Dunant

Sarah Dunant