Who's at the festival?

Jerry Hall, Kirstie Allsop and Ian Botham are some of the big names appearing at this year's Cheltenham Literature Festival.

The guest list has been released and also includes the likes of Stephen Fry, Harry Hill and Ellen MacArthur.

The festival runs between 8-17th October.

Below is the list of guests confirmed so far.

Peter Ackroyd
Liaquat Ahamed
Naomi Alderman                    
Rachel Allen
Kirstie Allsopp                       
Martin Amis
Armstrong & Miller                 
Karen Armstrong
Iain M Banks                        
Steven Berko$
Fatima Bhutto                       
Ian Botham
John Boyne                          
A S Byatt
Michael Burleigh                    
Antonio Carluccio
George Clarke
Giles Coren
Richard Dannatt
Deborah, Duchess
of Devonshire
Louise Doughty
Roddy Doyle
Stella Du$y
Ann Dumas
Jenny Éclair
James Ellroy
Sebastian Faulks
Jane Fearnley-
Whittingstall
Niall Ferguson
Amanda Foreman
Antonia Fraser
Michael Frayn
Stephen Fry
Jostein Gaarder
Andrew Graham-Dixon
Jerry Hall
Maggi Hambling
Robin Hanbury-Tenison
Willie Harcourt-Cooze
Jeremy Hardy
Max Hastings
Roy Hattersley
Stephen Hawking
Peter Hennessy
Harry Hill
Simon Hoggart
Bettany Hughes
Douglas Hurd
Martin Jarvis
Dom Joly
Sadie Jones
Jackie Kay
Fergal Keane
Mark Kermode
Judith Kerr
Hanif Kureishi
Toby Litt
Ellen MacArthur
Ben Macintyre
Stuart Maconie
Alberto Manguel
Alexander McCall Smith
Don McCullin
Jekka McVicar
Thomasina Miers
Michael Moorcock
Andrew Motion
Ti$any Murray
James Naughtie
David Nicholls
Audrey Ni$enegger
Joseph O’Connor
Maggie O’Farrell
Michael Parkinson
Matthew Parris
Philip Pullman
Sarah Raven
Andrew Rawnsley
Salman Rushdie
Alexei Sayle
Prunella Scales
Bernhard Schlink
Adam Sisman
Olly Smith
Peter Snow
Stephen Sondheim
Hilary Spurling
Peter Stothard
Jeremy Strong
Deyan Sudjic
Stuart Tootal
Sam Torrance
Rose Tremain
Bill Turnbull
Mark Urban
Arabella Weir
Timothy West
Jacqueline Wilson
Simon Winchester
Michael Wood
Lucy Worsley

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