Author Margaret Atwood, broadcaster Sir David Frost, recent National Trust D-G Dame Fiona Reynolds and sportsman Mike Cowan have been confirmed as speakers for Cunard’s renowned on board ‘Insights’ programme in the next few months.

Margaret Atwood will preview her new book ‘Maddaddam’ on board Queen Mary 2, prior to its official UK release on the New York – Southampton Atlantic crossing 15 – 22 August 2013. Vantage Fares start from £1,449pp for the seven nights, including outward flight with $80pp on board spending money

David FrostBroadcasting legend Sir David Frost will sail on Queen Mary 2 from Southampton to New York, 8 -15 October. Vantage Fares start from £1,449pp for the seven nights, including outward flight with $80pp on board spending money

Dame Fiona Reynolds, former Director-General of the National Trust, will be travelling aboard Queen Elizabeth on the 1 – 15 May ‘St Petersburg and Baltic Explorer’ cruise from Southampton to Kristiansand, Copenhagen, Warnemunde, Tallinn,  St Petersburg (overnight stay on board), Helsinki and Stockholm, returning to Southampton.  14 night fares start from £899 per person.

Cricketer Mike Cowan will entertain passengers on Queen Victoria’s 26 April – 1 May short break cruise, sailing from Southampton to Hamburg, Le Havre and back to  Southampton.  5 night fares start from £449 per person