List of previous speakers

2022

David Shelley
Polly Batsford

2020

Nic Bottomley

2019

Cathy Rentzenbrink
Kate Wilson
Tim Waterstone
Carole Tonkinson
Lizzy Kremer
Michael Fuller
Perminder Mann

2018

Nick Marston
Maria Dickenson
Adam Kay
Jamie Byng
Bridget Shine
Amanda Ridout

2017

Chris Riddell
Justin Adams
Ys Chi
Lucy Menendez
Dan Kieran
Kit de Waal

2016

Andrew Franklin
Derek Freeman
John Ingram
Anthony Forbes Watson
Timo Hannay
Dame Julia Cleverdon

2015

Philip Jones
Sue Wilkinson
David Prescott
John Makinson
Ed Victor
Brian Murray

2014

Di Speirs
Jonathan Nowell
Michael Tamblyn
Charlie Redmayne
Ursula Mackenzie
Judith Tebbutt

2013

Sir Peter Bazalgette
Roly Keating
Richard Charlin
Seni Glaister
Kate Mosse
Ken Livingstone

2012

Howard Jacobson
James Daunt
Jeffrey Archer
Arnaud Nourry