Wendy Dickinson is Peter Taylor’s daughter. She is a former newspaper and radio journalist and worked as a drama publicist for the BBC for many years. She has also been Communications Manager for a leading UK childrens’ charity. She had written and edited two television tie-in books.

Stafford Hildred is a former Fleet Street journalist turned author who has written many celebrity and sporting biographies including those of David Jason, Martin Clunes, Roy Keane, Martin Shaw and Joanna Lumley.