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2014 Speakers

Here is a list of the speakers who appeared at the Wells Festival of Literature in 2014

EventSpeaker/sSubject
TalkMichael MorpurgoWar Stories
TalkCarys Bray and Gabriel GbadamosiWriting first novels
TalkGiles MiltonRussian Roulette
TalkZia ChaudhryJust your average muslim
TalkMargaret MacMillanThe outbreak of world war 1
TalkRaymond TallisHas physics killed philosophy?
OtherSomerset Wildlife TrustA celebration of 50 years
TalkNathan FilerThe shock of the fall
TalkKatie FfordeThe art of writing a short story
TheatreTrio Paradis with Petra SchofieldWomen of WW1
TalkBen ChuChinese whispers
LunchKate WilliamsJosephine
TalkEmma SmithReading Shakespeare hot off the press
TheatreDaniel Morden and Sarah MoodyOrpheus and other Greek Myths
TalkTamasin Day-LewisSmart Tart
LunchRobert Sackville-WestThe disinherited
TalkJonathan MayoD-Day, JFK and the BBC
TalkAndrew MotionThe customs house
TalkJane OgdenThe good parenting food guide
LunchClaudia RentonThose wild Wyndhams
TalkGeorgie NewberyFlowers from the farm
TalkTristram HuntTen cities that made an empire
TalkMrs MoneypennyFinancial advice for independent women
TalkLady CarnarvonHeritage and hard work at Highclere
TalkRamita NavaiCity of lies
TalkHelen DumoreThe Lie
TalkSimon HopkinsonCookery books we have loved
TalkFrances WelchRasputin - a short life
TalkCraig BrownOne stop literary festival
TalkBrigid KeenanPacking up
TalkCharles MooreMargaret Thatcher
TalkHenry MarshDo no harm
TalkKate FoxPeople watching