The Oxford Union Trinity 2017 term card has now been released

Highlights include Ricky Gervais, Roy Hodgson and Katie Hopkins

Following the Oxford Student’s Facebook hints, the official Oxford Union Trinity 2017 term card has now been released.

In addition to Monty Python co-writer and actor, John Cleese, who spoke at the Union yesterday evening, other highlights of this term include comedian Ricky Gervais, Daisy Ridley, star of the new Star Wars trilogy and rapper and singer-songwriter M.I.A.

The former England Manager Roy Hodgson, fashion designer Marc Jacobs and TV chef Heston Blumethal will also be speaking.

Other notable speakers include the former politician and author Jeffrey Archer, whose political career ended with his imprisonment for perjury and perverting the course of justice in 2001.

Katie Hopkins, the controversial newspaper columnist and television personality will partake in the Union debates this term, as well as the British grime MC, Big Narstie.

Earlier today, the term card was released by the Cherwell, hours before its official release.

Some speakers who cancelled their appearances in Hilary term can be found rescheduled on the new term card.

The full line-up of speakers and debate highlights are below:

Armando Iannucci
Daisy Ridley
Dambisa Moyo
David Haye
David Weir CBE
Dustin Lance Black
E. Boujar Nishani
Eddie Jones
Erik Prince
General Raymond Thomas
Gus Poyet
Helen Glover MBE
Heston Blumenthal OBE
Howard Gordon
Jeffrey Archer
Jeremy Irons
John Cleese
John Rhys-Davies
Judge Judy
Marc Jacobs
Mark Gatiss
Michael Hayden
Morgan Tsvangirai
Nick Cave
Prof Lisa Randall
Prof Maurice Obstfield
Ricky Gervais
Roy Hodgson
Sally Jewell
Sérgio Moro
Simon Mann
Sir Derek Jacobi
Sir Venki Ramakrishnan
Tariq Ali
Tony Pulis
Vadim Krasnoselsky
Yeonmi Park
 Debates – Highlights
Big Narstie
Katie Hopkins
Peter Hitchens
Piers Corbyn