Christopher Charles Forrest MATTHEW

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1939-05-08
Education King's Sch Canterbury, St Peter's Coll Oxford (MA)
Publications Publications The Times Travel Guide (ed 1972-74), A Different World: Stories of Great Hotels (1974), Diary of a Somebody (1978), Loosely Engaged (1980), The Long-Haired Boy (1980, adapted for TV as A Perfect Hero, 1991), The Crisp Report (1981), Three Men in a Boat (annotated edn with Benny Green, 1982), The Junket Man (1983), How to Survive Middle Age (1983), Family Matters (1987), The Amber Room (1995), A Nightingale Sang in Fernhurst Road (1998), Now We Are Sixty (1999), Knocking On (2001), Now We Are Sixty (and a Bit) (2003), Summoned by Balls (2005), When We Were Fifty (2007), The Man Who Dropped the Le Creuset on His Toe (2013), Dog Treats (2014)
Recreations sailing, golfing, walking in the country with a dog, lunching with friends
Clubs Aldeburgh Golf, Slaughden Sailing, Chelsea Arts
Style Christopher Matthew, Esq
Career writer and broadcaster; columns incl: Punch, Vogue, The Daily Telegraph, The Observer, The Daily Mail; Radio chm: Something to Declare, The Travelling Show; presenter: Points of Departure, Invaders, Discursive Excursions, Plain Tales from the Rhododendrons, Cold Print, A Nest of Singing Birds; contrib: Fourth Column, Quote Unquote, Freedom Pass (with Alan Coren), Touchline Tales (with Des Lynam), Grey Shorts and Sandals (with Martin Jarvis); writer: A Portrait of Richard Hillary 1980, Madonna's Plumber 2003, Original Shorts 2005-11, A Nightingale Sang in Fernhurst Road 2007; Television scripts for The Good Guys (LWT/Havahall Pictures Ltd); Theatre Summoned by Betjeman
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