Jane Wellesley spent four years in the art world before starting her career in TV in 1975. She worked for the BBC and Granada before becoming an independent producer. This is her first book. She lives in London.
Mike Wenble has played bridge from an early age and became the English Schools champion. He has played for Yorkshire and Berkshire and is an EBU qualified bridge teacher.
Charles Williams, Lord Williams of Elvel, former industrialist and banker and now a Labour peer, was appointed to a life peerage in 1985. He served on the Opposition front bench from 1986 onwards and was elected Opposition Deputy Leader in 1989. He is one of Britain's most distinguished biographers.
Stephen Wood is a renowned military historian. His other volume in this series is Blenheim.