Quentin Letts

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Full name: Quentin Richard Stephen Letts

Area of interest: Westminster politics

Journals/Organisation: Daily Mail

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Website: MailOnline / Quentin Letts

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Education: Haileybury College; Trinity College, Dublin; Jesus College, Cambridge: Diploma in Classical Archaeology

Career: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quentin_Letts#Career

Current position/role: Daily Mail: parliamentary sketch writer, 'Clement Crabbe' column, theatre reviewer; also contributes regular anonymous stories to newspaper gossip columns, i.e. Evening Standard's Londoner's Diary

  • also writes/written for: The Independent, The Observer, New Statesman, Horse & Hound

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  • The Commons touch - The Mail's sketch-writer and theatre critic was last week hailed as Britain's most prolific journalist, supplying countless diary columns and even Horse and Hound. He talks James Silver through his frantic schedule - The Independent, 19th June 2006
  • He's got more columns than the Colosseum: the prolific Mr Letts: A review before bedtime, a TV appearance before breakfast and a day of non-stop writing that might take in theatres, parliamentary sketches and gossip. Britain's busiest freelance journalist somehow finds time to talk to Vincent Graff - The Independent, 6th April 2008

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Awards/Honours: Political journalist of the year British Press Awards 2009

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  • Wiltons 1742-1992 OCLC 41248249, 1992 (with Christopher Fildes; George Gale)

Latest work: 50 people who buggered up Britain OCLC 231885414, 2008

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