• 1999: Michael Holroyd and Nigel Hamilton
  • 2000: Victoria Glendinning, Richard Holmes and Frances Spalding
  • 2001: Anne de Courcy, Selina Hastings and Alan Judd
  • 2002: Anthony Sampson, Mary Lovell and Lyndall Gordon
  • 2003: Sarah Bradford, Lucy Moore and Mary Amory
  • 2004: David Ellis, Anne Chisholm and Anna Swan
  • 2005: Miranda Seymour, Robert Lacey and Caroline Moorehead
  • 2006: HRH Princess Michael of Kent, Jeremy Lewis and Paul Laity
  • 2007: Rachel Holmes, Anne Sebba and Christopher Sinclair-Stevenson
  • 2008: Nicola Beauman, Richard Davenport-Hines and Andrew Crofts
  • 2009: Margaret Drabble, Anne de Courcy and John Guy
  • 2010: Kate Williams, Matthew Parris and Benjamin Buchan
  • 2011: Valerie Grove, Jane Mays and David Waller
  • 2012: Michael Crick, Neil McKenna and Carole Seymour-Jones
  • 2013: Tracy Borman, Helen Fry, Andrew Lycett
  • 2014: Lara Feigel, Allan Massie, Adam Sisman
  • 2015: Claudia Renton, Jeremy Lewis, Frances Wilson
  • 2016: Robert Douglas-Fairhurst, Susie Dowdall, Peter Stanford
  • 2017: Alex Clark, Lindsay Duguid, Edmund Gordon

 

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