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People used to joke that if you find yourself in the same place as Adie you should get out immediately. As Chief News Reporter she broadcast from the front line in the Gulf War and riots in Tiananmen Square. After dinner Kate talks about Britain’s home front, when women started going to football matches.

When Apollo 11 touched down in 1969, Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong became the first humans to set foot on the moon. After a worldwide goodwill tour Buzz was asked to lead NASA’s school for test pilots. He is now circling the globe encouraging scientists, politicians and businesspeople to collaborate in the quest to create a permanent colony on Mars: “It will be built by robots controlled from satellites. Every 26 months, new pioneers will take a one-way trip!”

Clare is the First Lady of TV sport. The ex-champion jockey fronts Royal Ascot and hosts the weekly chat show. 2016 sees her covering all the action from Rio. After dinner Clare shares highs and lows, and takes guests behind the latest back page headlines. She is also adept at live Q&A with sporting heroes.

After making his TV debut in Joking Apart, Robert’s big break came playing the management consultant in Cold Feet. 2016 brings a fifty-something revival. In the meantime Robert has been the Prime Minister, Mark Thatcher, a Downton widower and Alex, undisputed star of the City pages.

Steve published the world’s first comic book about pensions. A highly respected industry specialist, he’s also a hilarious, deadpan speaker. He pours scorn on some of the ludicrous and often arbitrary rules that affect us all – but he can’t help bemoaning the fact that he has devoted his life to the subject.

In an earlier life Alex was a Guardian correspondent in South America and Pele’s ghost-writer. Now he is known as the person who reclaimed maths from the geeks. He’s the author of bestsellers Alex’s Adventures in Numberland and Alex Through the Looking-Glass which, like his speeches, celebrate the magic of maths and how it underpins everything we do. He also exposes the predictability of random behaviour.

Whether in leading a team or negotiating, risk plays a role in all our lives. The former professional poker player (and advisor on Casino Royale) shows how to distinguish between a calculated risk and a reckless gamble. He believes there’s a long way between the edge of our comfort zone and the acceptable limits of risk in almost any organisation. Offering practical insights into the science of decision-making, Caspar helps combat the fear of short term failure. Poker School: Even if one or two guests start off not recognising a flush or a full house, the former actor and Las Vegas poker pro will soon acquaint them with all the whys and wherefores you need to outwit your opponents at T...

Charley’s first role was as John Voight’s son in Deliverance. He met Ewan McGregor on the set of Serpent’s Kiss, discovered a mutual passion for motorbikes – and the rest is history. He now embarks on a journey from Ireland to Sydney By Any Means.

The BBC’s Middle East Editor has filed reports from 70 countries, co-presented breakfast TV and hosted Have I Got News for You. He now covers developments as they unfold across a volatile region and also looks at the motivation and the lighter side of broadcasting in the middle of conflict – including how he dodged bullets in Bosnia by falling asleep in a blackberry bush.

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