John Desmond PRESCOTT THOMAS

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1942-05-28
Education Rhyl GS, Whitchurch GS, Jesus Coll Oxford (MA)
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Recreations languages, travel, sailing, photography, restoring classic Citroëns, playing the alto saxophone
Clubs N/A
Style Dr John Prescott Thomas, RD*, DL
Career BBC: grad trainee 1963-65, asst prodr sch TV 1965-68, prodr 1968-76, sr prodr modern languages and European studies 1976-81, head of schs broadcasting TV 1981-84, head Bristol network prodn centre 1984-86, head of broadcasting South and West 1986-91; md Westcountry Television Ltd 1991-95; md JPT Media Assocs Ltd 1995-2009; wrote and produced: radiovision prog on Stanley Spencer's Burghclere paintings (Japan Prize nomination 1965), TV adaptation of Peter Carter's The Black Lamp, 12 Euro documentary and language series, two interactive trg resources, 28 int media consultancy projects; three BAFTA/RTS award nominations; visiting prof Faculty of Art Media and Design UWE (dep chm Bd of Govrs); Bolland Lecture Bristol Poly 1984, Arts Lecture Univ of Bath 2000, Keynote Lecture Košice Television Festival 2000; articles in pubns incl: TES, Br Language Teaching Jl, Le Français dans le Monde; former: chm SW Arts, dep chm The Harbourside Centre, vice-chm Channel West, dir SW Media Devpt Agency, dir Exeter and Devon Arts Centre, dir Watershed Arts Tst, memb Euro Bd CIRCOM Regional, dir @t Bristol; former tstee: Bath Int Festival, TV Tst for the Environment, The Exploratory, Bristol Cathedral Tst, St George's Music Tst; RNR: cmmnd 1963, qualified ocean cmd 1974, Cdr 1978, exec offr London Div 1983-84, Severn Div 1984-92; Dr of Arts (hc) UWE 2002; FRTS 1995; commandeur Commanderie de Bordeaux 1999
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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