Stanley Price was born in London, educated there and in Dublin, and read History at Caius College, Cambridge. He has been a journalist in New York and London, and has written four novels. For the past forty years he has written mainly for the stage and television. Four of his plays have been produced in the West End and are performed internationally. His television films have won numerous awards in Europe and the US. His last book, in 2004, was the memoir Somewhere to Hang My Hat.
Munro Price was born and educated in London and read History at Caius College, Cambridge. He is currently Professor of Modern European History at Bradford University. He specialises in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century French history, particularly the French Revolution. He has written several books on the period, including most recently The Perilous Crown: France Between Revolutions, 1814–1848 (2007) and The Fall of the French Monarchy (2002), which won the Franco-British Society’s Literary Prize.