Festival team

Festival Director: Sally Dunsmore

Festival Board Directors: Bruce Thew (Chairman), John Harris (President), Graham Benson (Deputy Chairman)

Special Advisor: Tony Byrne

Director of the Young People’s Programme: Andrea Reece andrea.reece@zen.co.uk

Director of Academic Programmes: Professor Jem Poster

Consultant chef: Paul Bloomfield

Executive Consultant – Film, Television and Theatre: Graham Benson

Patrons:  Dame Joan Bakewell, Professor Colin Blakemore, Professor Janet Beer, Professor John Carey, Professor Richard Dawkins, Daisy Goodwin, Joanne Harris, Peter Kemp, Mark Lawson, The Chancellor of the University of Oxford, Lord Patten of Barnes, CH, PC, Dr David Starkey, Sir Peter Stothard

Festival Administrator: Louise Croft

Box office manager: Derek Holmes

Festival events administrator: Alex Oakes

Assistant to the director: Katie Read

Sheldonian Theatre events manager: Ben Truesdale

Website and content editor: Derek Holmes

Festival Digital Strategy & Web Design: Bear Ram Elk http://bearramelk.com

Publicity: Four Communications

Marketing: Rachel Byrne

Green Room Managers: Rachel Byrne and Jill Dunsmore

Programme printers: by Oxford University Press

Programme Designer: Simon Stafford

Photography: Courtesy of K T Bruce www.ktbrucephotography.com and Chris Andrews/Oxford Picture Library www.cap-ox.com

Festival Stewards: We also thank all the voluntary festival stewards for their time and generous support throughout the festival.