Philip French

Philip French was born in Liverpool in 1933, and after service as an officer with the Parachute Regiment in the Middle East he read law and edited The Isis at Oxford before going on to study journalism at Indiana University. For over 30 years he was a producer for BBC Radio, specialising in programmes on the arts and American affairs. From the early 1960s he has been a regular contributor to numerous magazines and newspapers ranging from Sight & Sound to the TLS, and from the Financial Times to...See more