Bevis HILLIER

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1940-03-28
Education Reigate GS, Magdalen Coll Oxford (Demy, Gladstone prizeman)
Publications Publications Master Potters of the Industrial Revolution: The Turners of Lane End (1965), Pottery and Porcelain 1700-1914 (1968), Art Deco of the 1920s and 30s (1968), Posters (1969), Cartoons and Caricatures (1970), The World of Art Deco (1971), 100 Years of Posters (1972), Travel Posters (1973), Victorian Studio Photographs (1974), Façade (jtly, 1974), Austerity/Binge: Decorative Arts of the 1940s and 1950s (1975), Punorama (1975), Dead Funny (1975), A Tonic to the Nation: The Festival of Britain, 1951 (jt ed, 1976), The New Antiques (1977), Fougasse (1978), Ealing Film Posters (1981), Bevis Hillier's Pocket Guide to Antiques (1981), John Betjeman, Uncollected Poems (ed, 1982), The Style of the Century 1900-1980 (1983), John Betjeman: A Life in Pictures (1984), Mickey Mouse Memorabilia (1986), Young Betjeman (1988), Early English Porcelain (1992), Art Deco Style (jtly, 1997), John Betjeman: New Fame, New Love (2002), Betjeman: The Bonus of Laughter (2004), The Wit and Wisdom of G K Chesterton (2010); author of numerous articles in newspapers and learned jls
Recreations piano, collecting
Clubs Garrick
Style Bevis Hillier, Esq
Career editorial staff The Times 1963-68, ed British Museum Society Bulletin 1968-70, antiques corr The Times 1970-84, guest curator Minneapolis Inst of Arts 1971, ed The Connoisseur 1973-76, dep literary ed The Times 1980-82, features ed Sunday Telegraph magazine 1983-84 (exec ed 1982-83), columnist and assoc ed Los Angeles Times 1984-88, ed Sotheby's Preview 1990-93; freelance work incl: TV critic New Statesman (as Garry Reffell), restaurant critic Vogue (Corning Glass Award 1980), antiques columnist Punch, Country Living and Harpers & Queen; frequent broadcaster on radio and TV; presenter: Collecting on a Shoestring (TV series), and Trash or Treasure? (TV series); co-fndr and first chm The Thirties Soc (now The Twentieth-Century Soc) 1979, pres Betjeman Soc 2006- (vice-pres 1988-2006); Hon DLitt Univ of Winchester 2009; FRSA 1967, FRSL 1997; Commedatore Order of Merit Republic of Italy 1976
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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