Piers is the former Editor of the News of the World and the Daily Mirror. He is the author of eight books and is Editorial Director of First News, a national newspaper for children. His book, The Insider, private diaries of a scandalous decade, became an instant number one bestseller. His sequel, Don’t You Know Who I Am? Insider Diaries of Fame, Power and Naked Ambition was published in spring 2007. On the television front, Piers is a judge with Simon Cowell on Britain’s Got Talent and in the US, America’s Got Talent. He is also the winner of The Celebrity Apprentice. A highly popular speaker and presenter, Piers talks about his own life in media, politics and the characters he has met in an extraordinary career.
- Actress who plays Lady Mae Loxley in the drama series Mr Selfridge and formerly Becky MacDonald in Coronation Street.
- Former Chief Economist at The World Bank and recognised as one of the leading economists of his generation.
- Popular presenter of the regional news programme, BBC Midlands Today