Craig Brown

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Full name: Craig Edward Moncrieff Brown

Area of interest: Politics / Satire

Journals/Organisation: Daily Mail | The Daily Telegraph

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Website: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/columnists/craigbrown

Blog: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/books/columnist-1003951/Craig-Brown.html

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Education: Eton College; University of Bristol

Career: As a freelance journalist, contributed to: The Tatler, The Spectator, The Times Literary Supplement, Literary Review; wrote a column for the Evening Standard, parliamentary sketchwriter at The Times - published as A Life Inside; The Sunday Times: TV and restaurant critic (continuing the restaurant column in The Sunday Telegraph): The Mail on Sunday: book reviews. Telegraph columnist until December 2008

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Other roles/Main role: Mail on Sunday book reviews, contributes a fortnightly Diary in Private Eye

Other activities: Author

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Viewpoints/Insight: Interview: Craig Brown's Schooldays

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Broadcast media: BBC: This is Craig Brown

Video: IMDb

Awards/Honours: What the Papers Say 'General Pleasure award'

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Other: Devised the characters of 'columnist' Bel Littlejohn, an ultra-trendy liberal, in The Guardian, and Wallace Arnold, an extremely reactionary conservative, in The Independent on Sunday

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Books: The Marsh-Marlowe Letters: The Correspondence of Gerald Marsh and Sir Harvey Marlowe: Volume One, 1983, "edited" by Craig Brown (Heinemann, 1984), ISBN 0-434-08885-4; Craig Brown's Greatest Hits (Century, 1993), ISBN 0-7126-5783-5; The Hounding of John Thomas, a sequel to Lady Chatterley's Lover (Century, 1994), ISBN 0-7126-5778-9; Hug Me While I Weep for I Weep for the World, by "Bel Littlejohn" (Little, Brown, 1998), ISBN 0-316-64716-0 The Little Book of Chaos (Time Warner, 1998), ISBN 0-7515-2657-6; The Great Mortdecai Moustache Mystery by Kyril Bonfiglioli, completed by Craig Brown (Black Spring Press, 1999), ISBN 0-948238-24-0; This Is Craig Brown (Ebury Press, 2003), ISBN 0-09-188807-7; Craig Brown's 'Imaginary Friends': The Collected Parodies 2000-2004 (Private Eye, 2004), ISBN 1-901784-37-1; 1966 and All That (Hodder & Stoughton, 2005), ISBN 0-340-89711-2

Latest work: The Tony Years OCLC 70398923, 2006

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The Daily Telegraph:

Column name: Way of the World

Remit/Info: Parodies and probes political and cultural figures and events

Section: News

Role: Columnist / satirical writer

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Website: Telegraph.co.uk / Craig Brown

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Day published: Tuesday

Regularity: Weekly

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Average length: 750 words

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The Daily Telegraph:

Column name: Craig Brown on Saturday

Remit/Info: Political comment and satire

Section: Features / Comment

Role: Columnist / satirical writer

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Website: Telegraph.co.uk / Craig Brown

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Day published: Saturday

Regularity: Weekly

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Average length: 1100 words

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