David Owen GILLARD

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1947-02-08
Education Tavistock Sch Croydon
Publications N/A
Recreations hill walking, collecting children's books and signed first editions, amateur dramatics including pantomime (finalists (with Regent Rep) Sky Arts 1's Nation's Best Am-Dram competition 2012)
Clubs N/A
Style David Gillard, Esq, MBE
Career arts writer and critic; scriptwriter and asst dir Assoc Br Pathé 1967-70, film and theatre critic Daily Sketch 1970-71, opera critic Daily Mail 1971- (ballet critic 1971-88), instituted Drama Preview Pages in The Listener 1982, fndr ed Friends (ENO magazine) 1983-92, radio corr Radio Times 1984-91, writer My Kind of Day Radio Times 1992-2002, classical music ed Radio Times 2001-02; compere: Silhouette Opera Charity Concerts 2002-, Candlelight Opera perfs 2007-; patron Regent Centre Christchurch Dorset 2011-; memb: NUJ 1963 (life memb 2007), Critics' Circle 1974, Broadcasting Press Guild 1995
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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