John Kennedy MELLING

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1927-01-11
Education Thirsk Sch Westcliff, Westcliff HS for Boys
Publications N/A
Recreations reading, shooting, collecting theatre and crime ephemera
Clubs City Livery, Marylebone Rifle & Pistol
Style John Kennedy Melling, Esq
Career CA; lectr, author, broadcaster, playwright and historian; drama and literary critic: The Stage 1957-90, Fur Weekly News 1968-73; book critic BBC 1984-85 and 1987; ed: Essex Countryside Magazine 1966-77, The Liveryman Magazine 1970-75, Evening Echo 1971-74, The Farrier and his Craft 1981, Black Dagger series 1986-91, Crime Time 1996-2002, Murder in the Library; Crime Writers' Assoc: memb Ctee 1985-88, ed Handbook 1989; held master classes for Arts Cncl for Actors 2004-11; lectr on Liner QEII 1993; invited by BBC Radio to interview Alfred Hitchcock for retention in archives; CWA Award for Outstanding Servs; elected to US Chiefs of Police Nat Drug Task Force 1991, Medal of Honour and int life vice-pres American Fedn of Police, hon chief of police USA; govr Corp of the Sons of the Clergy; Westcliff Film and Video Club: first pres 1962-64, first hon life memb 1999; memb Worshipful Cos of Bakers, Farriers and Constructors, memb Ct of Assts Worshipful Co of Poulters 1974 (Master 1980-81, Father 2012); memb BAFTA 1960; FCA, FFB, FRSA, FTII, MCFA; Knight of the Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael the Archangel (OMAA), Knight of the Most Venerable and Holy Orthodox Order of Basil the Great of Russia
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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