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Latitude Festival 2012 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kWWb8_22LFM Authors at Latitude Festival 2012 Mark Thomas (Extreme Rambling) Mark Thomas has worked as a comedian for over twenty six years. His activist campaigning brand of comedy has been a thorn in the side of many politicians and corporations. His recent live show on the right to protest resulted in him becoming the Guinness World Record holder for the most political demonstrations and the show went on to win a Sony Award for Comedy. He is one of the few comics to give evidence at Parliamentary Select Committee hearings who is not has not had their phone hacked., Stuart Maconie (Hope and Glory) Stuart Maconie is the UK’s best-selling travel writer. He is also a TV and radio presenter, journalist and columnist.
His book Adventures on the High Teas was the best-selling travel book of 2009 and Pies and Prejudice, which has sold over 250,000 copies, was one of 2008’s top selling paperbacks. His work has been compared with Bill Bryson, Alan Bennett and John Peel and described by The Times as a ‘National Treasure’., Miles Jupp (Fibber in the Heat), Miles Jupp is an actor, comedian and writer. He started performing stand-up in 2000, and the following year won both So You Think You’re Funny and the Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year. He was nominated for the Perrier Best Newcomer award for his debut Edinburgh solo show Gentlemen Prefer Brogues. He contributes to a number of Radio 4 Shows as well as his own series for the station Miles Jupp’s Real World (with Frankie Boyle). His TV credits include The Thick of It, Gary; Tank Commander and Rev. His film work includes Made in Dagenham, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix and Sherlock Holmes. He is known to younger fans as Archie the Inventor of the children’s series Balamory. His show Fibber in the Heat was one of the big successes of the Edinburgh Festival in 2010. Suzannah Lipscomb (A Visitor’s Companion to Tudor England) Dr Suzannah Lipscomb is Senior Lecturer and Convenor for History at New College of the Humanities, London, and also holds a post as Lecturer in Early Modern History at the University of East Anglia. She has appeared on BBC’S The One Show, ITV’s GMTV, Channel 4’s Time Team, and BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, presented BBC Radio 3’s The Essay and co-presented Inside the World of Henry VIII on the History Channel. Her new three-part series on the Tower of London airs on National Geographic in Spring 2012. She is the author of 1536: The Year that Changed Henry VIII, and writes frequently for BBC History Magazine and History Today. For three years she was Research Curator at Historic Royal Palaces, based at Hampton Court Palace; she is now a Consultant for Historic Royal Palaces and on their Research Strategy Board., Lucy Edge (Yoga School Dropout), Lisa Comfort (Sew Over It)
Lisa Comfort is the founder of London’s first sewing café: SEW OVER IT, which she opened in in Clapham in May 2011. She has created a sewing paradise where you can take one of 25 classes, get advice, be inspired or just drop in and sew and all whilst enjoying tea and cake at the same time. Lisa has been sewing since the age of 9. As the only girl in her year at primary school, sewing became her best friend. She has studied dressmaking and tailoring in Italy, fashion and embroidery at the London College of Fashion and worked for celebrated British designer, Bruce Oldfield and bridal couture designer, Philippa Lepley. She has sewn everything under the sun from couture bridal gowns to Madmen inspired dresses. Lisa is determined to spread the sewing word and get everyone to pick up a needle and thread.and Adele Nozedar (The Hedgerow Handbook) at the Ebury Library and Bookshop in the Faraway Forest. Ebury’s authors share their thoughts at the Latitude Festival 2012 on British eccentricity, festivals and why we are happy to brave the weather and the mud year after year. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kWWb8_22LFM Latitude Festival 2012

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