Francis James Baird WHEEN

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1957-01-22
Education Copthorne Sch Sussex, Harrow, Royal Holloway Coll London (BA)
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Clubs MCC, Essex CCC, High Roding CC
Style Francis Wheen
Career journalist; editorial asst The Guardian 1974-75, staff writer New Statesman 1978-84, news ed New Socialist 1983-84, contributing ed Tatler 1985, diarist The Independent 1986-87, contributing ed Sunday Correspondent Magazine 1989-90, diarist Independent on Sunday 1990-91, regular contrib Private Eye 1987-, contributing ed Vanity Fair 1992-93; columnist: Observer 1993-95, Esquire 1993-98, Guardian 1994-2001; freelance work for numerous pubns incl: The Times, Daily Mirror, London Evening Standard, Sunday Telegraph, Los Angeles Times, The Nation (NY), The New Yorker, Literary Review; was for several years regular presenter of News-Stand (BBC Radio) and What The Papers Say (Granada TV); regular panellist The News Quiz (BBC Radio) 1991-; Columnist of the Year What The Paper Say Awards 1997; hon fell Royal Holloway Coll London 2008
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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