Jenny Eclair was the first female winner of the Edinburgh Festival's Perrier Comedy Award in 1995. She now presents a weekend talk show on LBC and regularly appears on Radio 4's Just a Minute quiz. She has appeared on BBC2's Grumpy Old Women, and starred in the sell-out stage-show Grumpy Old Women Live co-written with Judith Holder.
Mona Eltahawy is an award-winning journalist and commentator on Arab and Muslim issues. She has appeared as a guest speaker on CNN, the BBC and Al Jazeera, and her essays on Egypt, the Islamic world, and women's rights have been published by the WASHINGTON POST, the GUARDIAN and the NEW YORK TIMES. She has won numerous awards for her writing, including the EUROPEAN UNION'S SAMIR KASSIR PRIZE FOR FREEDOM OF THE PRESS in 2009. NEWSWEEK magazine named Mona as one of its 150 Fearless Women of 2012. She lives in Cairo and New York.@monaeltahawy