Authors & Speakers A to Z

AJ Mackenzie

AJ MACKENZIE

This husband and wife team of writers and historians have over twenty published books between them, both fiction and non-fiction.

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anthony seldon

ANTHONY SELDON

Political historian and commentator on British political leadership as well as on education and contemporary Britain

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BEN KANE

Top Ten Best Selling Author writing high octane adventure thrillers set in the Roman Empire

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CASTLE THEATRE COMPANY

Delighting audiences since 1989

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CHRIS PATTEN

Talking about his first full memoir by the bestselling author and best political Writer since Alan Clark.

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CLARE MACKINTOSH

Clare’s debut psychological thriller, I Let You Go, was a Sunday Times bestseller, a Richard & Judy book club pick and won the 2016 Theakston’s Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award

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FRANCELLE BRADFORD WHITE

Daughter of a French Resistance fighter whose book, Andrée’s War, was written to raise money for research into Dementia

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GARRY PARSONS

Garry Parsons is an award winning illustrator of books for children including the best selling picture book “The Dinosaur that Pooped Christmas” by Tom Fletcher and Dougie Poynter.

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GEORGINA GODWIN

Georgina Godwin is an independent broadcast journalist.

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HENRY HEMMING

Best-selling non-fiction author whose latest book, on the real-life ‘M’, has been snapped up for a big budget TV series

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HOLLY SMALE

Author of the award-winning GEEK GIRL series based on her experiences as a teen model and school girl.

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JACK COOKE

‘Jack Cooke’s treetop adventures provide a bird’s eye view of city life’

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JACQUELINE WILSON

The creator of Tracy Beaker and Hetty Feather, is a multi-award-winning author and consistent favourite with children and critics.

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JANE WENHAM-JONES

Jane is the author of four novels

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JOHN BERCOW MP

Member of Parliament for Buckingham and Speaker of the House of Commons since June 2009

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JOHN DOUGHERTY

Award winning children’s author and poet

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JOHN HIGGS

Described as “Like Bill Bryson with a more adventurous sense of what is interesting.”

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JOHN MITCHINSON

John Mitchinson is the co-founder of Unbound, a revolutionary publishing concept

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JOSH LACEY

Josh Lacey is the author of

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JUDITH ALLNATT

An acclaimed short story writer and novelist featured on BBC Radio 4

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LLOYD CLARK

One of the UK s leading military historians, advisor to the UK government and a regular visitor to the Pentagon, with a special interest in leadership and command.

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LOUISE DOUGHTY

Award winning novelist, playwright and critic whose best selling thriller Apple-Tree Yard was recently broadcast on BBC1 and watched by 7 million viewers

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MARK LAWSON

Journalist, broadcaster and author. Specialising in culture and the arts, he is best known for presenting the flagship BBC Radio 4 arts programme Front Row between 1998 and 2014

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MARK STEVENSON

Mark is the author of two books, the just released We Do Things Differently and the best-selling An Optimist’s Tour of the Future which has been translated into 10 languages and was described by Wired

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PETER JAMES

International best-selling crime and thriller writer including 11 consecutive Sunday Times No 1s. His DS Roy Grace crime novels have sold 18 million copies worldwide.

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RACHEL KELLY

International best selling author and mental health campaigner. Her latest book is The Happy Kitchen: Good Mood Food

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Raymond Tallis

RAYMOND TALLIS

Listed in The Economist’s Intelligent Life magazine as one of the world’s leading polymaths

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ROBERT BICKERS

Writer and historian writing extensively on Chinese history including the highly-acclaimed Empire Made Me and The Scramble for China.

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ROGER MCGOUGH

‘A trickster you can trust’, is one of Britain’s best-loved poets for both adults & children.

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SHEILA CROWLEY

Literary Agent for Curtis Brown, one of the oldest independent literary agents in Europe

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VANESSA THE BARD

A late-comer to the performance poetry scene…

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Terrie Howey is better known as storyteller Red Phoenix….

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The Straw Horses…

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Rob Bray, Trenchant and irreverent

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