Line-up announced for Cheltenham

<p>The final line-up for the 59th <em>Times</em> Cheltenham Literary Festival has been confirmed, with over 450 writers and 350 events. </p><p>Ian Rankin and Kate Adie are guest directors at this year&rsquo;s family-themed festival, with a varied programme offering everything from politics to Hollywood. Sarah Smyth, artistic director, said: &quot;This is a festival for everyone, we&rsquo;ve got five former Man Booker prizewinners, people such as Raymond Blanc and Rick Stein talking about food and John Barrowman from &#39;Doctor Who&#39; and &#39;Torchwood&#39;. We want to make it accessible to everyone.&quot; <br /><br />The festival runs from 10&mdash;19th October. For more information and a full line-up, visit www.cheltenhamfestivals.com.</p>