Alan BEECHAM

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1935-06-12
Education Boston GS, Open Univ (BA)
Publications N/A
Recreations media, theatre, cinema, writing, Italy and France
Clubs The Arts (elected distinguished memb 2008), RSA
Style Alan Beecham, Esq
Career Nat Serv Royal Lincolnshire Regt Malaya 1955-57; journalist 1951-62; newspapers: Lincolnshire Standard Series, Southern Times, Southern Journal, Surrey Comet, News Chronicle, Daily Express; external news serv BBC 1961-62; radio news and current affrs BBC 1962-89: chief sub ed 1967-69, duty ed 1969-70, sr duty ed 1970-78, asst ed radio news 1978-87, news output ed 1987-89; for radio: general election, Euro election, referenda, budget, local and by-election news progs, Falklands War coverage, Royal Weddings 1964-89; created modern BBC internal news agency and news serv between London and local radio; writer and journalist; film historian and lectr 2000-; Jack Cardiff in Conversation with Alan Beecham CD released 2004; FRSA (Silver Medal, advanced English)
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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