Enjoy candid, live interviews with your favourite TV stars, authors and experts at the Good Conversation main stage – many of whom will be heading to the special Blackwell’s signing room where you can meet them in person! Check out who’s on which day below – more speakers will be announced soon so make sure you sign up to be the first to hear.
To get access to the Good Conversation stage, choose Gold or VIP tickets (available Thursday, Friday and Saturday). Gold and VIP include access to all Good Conversation stage talks on any given day. Seating will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.
Don’t forget you can get £5 off any ticket up until 15th July with our Early Bird offer.

Thursday Speakers

Tom Kerridge

Tom Kerridge

The much-loved chef and restaurateur will open up on life in the kitchen, share brilliant tips and tell us about his new book, Tom Kerridge Cooks Britain.
Kelly Hoppen good conversation

Kelly Hoppen CBE

One of the country’s leading interior designers will share her inspirations and how to create your dream home.
Lucy Worsley good conversation

Lucy Worsley OBE

Everyone’s favourite historian has agreed to come back to GH Live and will share secrets from the past, plus delve into the life and career of beloved crime author Agatha Christie, about whom she’s recently written a book.

Caroline Quentin

Caroline is a well-renowned figure in British comedy. Most recently, she has published her book Drawn to the Garden, which is a mix of heartwarming personal stories with gardening tips and delicious recipes.

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Chef, broadcaster, campaigner and award-winning writer Hugh, brings us his latest book How To Eat 30 Plants A Week. 

Friday Speakers

Liz Earle

Liz Earle

Wellbeing and beauty guru Liz is arguably the world’s best advert for turning 60! And she’ll be sharing her pearls of wisdom from her new book, A Better Second Half.

Anton Du Beke

Strictly Come Dancing judge, author and brilliant raconteur Anton will be sure to entertain with tales of the professional dancefloor.

Dame Maggie Aderin-Pocock MBE

After her entertaining talk last year, The Sky At Night presenter is back to talk about her new book, Webb’s Universe: The Space Telescope Images That Reveal Our Cosmic History.

Saturday Speakers

Dame Prue Leith

Dame Prue Leith

The broadcaster, cookery writer and novelist will be joining us to talk about her life, learnings and brilliant new book, Life’s Too Short To Stuff A Mushroom.
Anita Rani good conversation

Anita Rani

Hear about life behind scenes of Countryfile and BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour from powerhouse presenter Anita Rani. Plus, find out more about her brilliant debut novel, Baby Does A Runner.

Carol Klein good conversation

Carol Klein

Fresh from publishing her Hortobiography, Britain’s favourite plantswoman will be telling stories of her life and the gardens she’s loved over the years.