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2015 Speakers

Here is a list of the speakers who appeared at the Wells Festival of Literature in 2015

EventSpeaker/sSubject
TalkArne DahlThe secrets of Nordic Noir
TalkJeffrey ArcherMightier than the sword
TalkAlex PerryThe Rift: Stories from the new Africa
TalkAlexander MonroThe paper trail
TalkHelen AtleeThe land where lemons grow
TalkChristina LambFarewell Kabul
TalkGavin FrancisAdventures in human being
TalkJonathan SumptionHenry V and Agincourt
WorkshopRhidian BrookWriting for page and screen
TalkEmma HooperEtta and Otto and Russell and James
TalkThomas PakenhamThe company of trees
TalkGeordie GreigBreakfast with Lucian
TheatrePeter OswaldThree folk tales
TalkIan KellyMr Foote's other leg
TalkAnne de CourcyMargot at war
TalkMary ChamberlainThe dressmaker of Dachau
TalkJonathan BateTed Hughes: the unauthorised life
TalkMichael BundockThe fortunes of Francis Barber
TalkRichard KerridgeLife in Cold Blood: Reptiles and amphibians
TalkCaroline Criado-PerezDo it like a woman
TalkZoe WilliamsBeyond Westminster
TalkJane WellesleyWellington: A journey through my family
TalkMary HamerKipling and Trix
TalkRoger SaulFrom fashion to farming and back
TheatreHollie McNishSlam poetry
TalkA N WilsonHow to read the Bible
TalkUrsula BuchanDid we really dig for victory?
TalkWill HuttonHow good we can be
TalkDan CruickshankA history of architecture
TalkWilliam WaldegraveWriting a memoir
TalkJohn LanchesterHow to speak money
TalkJanice HadlowThe strangest family
TalkMary BerryMy working life
TalkJohn CampbellRoy Jenkins
TheatreViv GroskopCurrent affairs