20th-century English writers

2017-07-31T23:29:01+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Leonard Woolley, Kathleen Raine, Thomas Anstey Guthrie, Correlli Barnett, Gilbert Ryle, Pauline Melville, William McDougall (psychologist), Basil Boothroyd, Tanika Gupta, Victor Silvester, Walter Raleigh (professor), Weston Martyr, Alan Burridge (writer), Harold Rosenthal, Inglis Gundry, Eglantyne Jebb, Elizabeth Forbes (musicologist), John Warrack, Alison Sim, Amanda Foreman (historian), Paul Mayhew-Archer, Pete Davies, Robert Webb, Eric Wright (writer), John Buxton Hilton, Herbert Leslie Gee, Chris Hutchins, Monica Pidgeon, Percy Newberry, Brian Blessed, Eleanor Vere Boyle, Esther McCracken, Juliet Harmer, Kate Fox, Kay Adshead, Lady Colin Campbell, Emma Walton Hamilton, Sean Lock, John Pearson (author), Pam Ayres, Ann Barr, William Wilkinson Addison, Mabel Lethbridge, Andrea Ashworth, Anissa Helou, Anne Ridler, Anthony Smee, Francis W. Pixley, Geoffrey Grigson, Stephen Churchett, Stuart Holroyd, David George Hogarth, Edgar Lustgarten, William Ainger Wigram, William Gaunt (art historian), Robert Bridges, Ferdinand Gottschalk, David O'Keefe (historian), Shelagh Stephenson, Ray Gosling, Bernard Acworth, John Palmer (author), Fanny Cradock, Matt Bullen, Nick Parker (journalist), John Mortimer, Harold Truscott, Charlie Brooker, H. C. McNeile, Dudley Carew, Sabrina Dhawan, Alan Coren, Antonia Forest, Lauren Brooke, Edward Clark (conductor), Ian McCallum, Artemis Cooper, Arthur Weigall, Jenny Eclair, Jimmy O'Connor (author) flashcards 20th-century English writers
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  • Leonard Woolley
    Sir Charles Leonard Woolley (17 April 1880 – 20 February 1960) was a British archaeologist best known for his excavations at Ur in Mesopotamia.
  • Kathleen Raine
    Kathleen Jessie Raine CBE (14 June 1908 – 6 July 2003) was a British poet, critic and scholar, writing in particular on William Blake, W.
  • Thomas Anstey Guthrie
    Thomas Anstey Guthrie (8 August 1856 - 10 March 1934) was an English novelist and journalist, who wrote his comic novels under the pseudonym F.
  • Correlli Barnett
    Correlli Douglas Barnett CBE FRHistS FRSL FRSA (born 28 June 1927) is an English military historian, who has also written works of economic history, particularly on the United Kingdom's post-war "industrial decline".
  • Gilbert Ryle
    Gilbert Ryle (19 August 1900 – 6 October 1976) was a British philosopher.
  • Pauline Melville
    Pauline Melville (born 1948) is a Guyanese-born writer and actress of mixed European and Amerindian ancestry, who is currently based in London, England.
  • William McDougall (psychologist)
    William McDougall FRS (/məkˈduːɡəl/; 22 June 1871 – 28 November 1938) was an early 20th century psychologist who spent the first part of his career in the United Kingdom and the latter part in the United States.
  • Basil Boothroyd
    John Basil Boothroyd (4 March 1910 – 27 February 1988) was an English humorous writer, best known for his long association with Punch.
  • Tanika Gupta
    Tanika Gupta, MBE (born 1 December 1963) is an English playwright of Bengali descent.
  • Victor Silvester
    Victor Marlborough Silvester OBE (25 February 1900 – 14 August 1978) was an English dancer, author, musician and bandleader from the British dance band era.
  • Walter Raleigh (professor)
    Sir Walter Alexander Raleigh (/ˈrɔːli, ˈrɑː-/; 5 September 1861 – 13 May 1922) was an English scholar, poet, and author.
  • Weston Martyr
    Joseph Weston Martyr (1885 – 27 March 1966), was a pioneer British ocean yachtsman, writer and broadcaster, who was influential in the creation of the Fastnet race after participating in similar races in Bermuda in 1924 Martyr's varied adult life started when he went to sea at the age of 15 to serve on square-riggers and then steamers.
  • Alan Burridge (writer)
    Alan Burridge (born 7 May 1951), is the official biographer of the heavy rock band, Motörhead.
  • Harold Rosenthal
    Harold David Rosenthal OBE (30 September 1917 – 19 March 1987) was an English music critic, writer, lecturer, and broadcaster about opera.
  • Inglis Gundry
    Inglis Gundry (8 May 1905 – 13 April 2000) was an English composer, novelist, musicologist, music pedagogue and writer.
  • Eglantyne Jebb
    Eglantyne Jebb (25 August 1876 – 17 December 1928) was a British social reformer and founder of the Save the Children organisation.
  • Elizabeth Forbes (musicologist)
    Elizabeth Forbes (3 August 1924 – 22 October 2014) was an English author, music critic, and musicologist who specialised in writing about opera.
  • John Warrack
    John Hamilton Warrack (born 1928, in London) is an English music critic, writer on music, and oboist.
  • Alison Sim
    Alison Sim (born 1961) is an English historian and writer, specialising in the Tudor period.
  • Amanda Foreman (historian)
    Amanda Lucy Foreman (born 1968) is a British/American biographer and historian.
  • Paul Mayhew-Archer
    Paul Mayhew-Archer (born 6 January 1953) is a British writer, producer and script editor for the BBC.
  • Pete Davies
    Pete Davies is the book author of American Road: The Story of an Epic Transcontinental Journey at the Dawn of the Motor Age about the 1919 Motor Transport Corps convoy, for which Davies visited sites along the Lincoln Highway.
  • Robert Webb
    Robert Patrick Webb (born 29 September 1972) is an English comedian, actor and writer, and one half of the double act Mitchell and Webb, alongside David Mitchell.
  • Eric Wright (writer)
    Eric Wright (May 4, 1929 – October 9, 2015) was a professor and Canadian writer of mystery novels.
  • John Buxton Hilton
    John Buxton Hilton was a British crime writer (1921–1986).
  • Herbert Leslie Gee
    Herbert Leslie Gee (1901–1977) was a prolific English writer, mostly about the coast and countryside of Yorkshire, his native county.
  • Chris Hutchins
    Chris Hutchins is a British best-selling author, journalist and former PR.
  • Monica Pidgeon
    Monica Pidgeon (29 September 1913 – 17 September 2009) was a British interior designer and architectural writer best known as the editor of Architectural Design from 1946 to 1975.
  • Percy Newberry
    Percy Edward Newberry (23 April 1869 – 7 August 1949) was a British Egyptologist.
  • Brian Blessed
    Brian Joseph Blessed OBE (/ˈblɛsɪd/; born 9 October 1936) is an English actor famous for work on the stage, television, radio and in films.
  • Eleanor Vere Boyle
    Eleanor Vere Boyle (1 May 1825 – 29 July 1916) was an English artist and author of the Victorian era.
  • Esther McCracken
    Esther McCracken (née Armstrong, 1902–1971) was a British actress and playwright.
  • Juliet Harmer
    Juliet Harmer (born 11 May 1943) is an English artist, children's author and actress who was best known in the role of Georgina Jones in the BBC TV series Adam Adamant Lives! (1966–67).
  • Kate Fox
    Kate Fox is a social anthropologist, co-director of the Social Issues Research Centre (SIRC) and a Fellow of the Institute for Cultural Research.
  • Kay Adshead
    Kay Adshead (born 10 May 1954) is a poet, playwright, theatremaker, actress and producer.
  • Lady Colin Campbell
    Georgia Arianna, Lady Colin Campbell (née Ziadie; born 17 August 1949) is a Jamaican-born British writer, socialite, and television and radio personality.
  • Emma Walton Hamilton
    Emma Walton-Hamilton (born Emma Katherine Walton; 27 November 1962) is a British actress, theatrical director and author of children's books.
  • Sean Lock
    Sean Lock (born 22 April 1963) is an English comedian and actor.
  • John Pearson (author)
    John George Pearson (born 5 October 1930 in Epsom, Surrey) is an English novelist and an author of biographies, notably of Ian Fleming, the creator of James Bond, and of the Kray twins.
  • Pam Ayres
    Pam Ayres MBE (born 14 March 1947) is an English poet, comedian, songwriter and presenter of radio and television programmes.
  • Ann Barr
    Ann Barr (16 September 1929 – 4 May 2015) was a British journalist and writer involved in coining the terms Sloane Rangers and Foodies, in the early 1980s.
  • William Wilkinson Addison
    Sir William Wilkinson Addison (4 April 1905 – 1 November 1992), was an English historian, author and jurist.
  • Mabel Lethbridge
    Mabel Florence Lethbridge O.
  • Andrea Ashworth
    Andrea Ashworth (born 1969) is an English writer and academic, known for her memoir Once in a House on Fire, which won the Somerset Maugham Award from the Society of Authors in 1999.
  • Anissa Helou
    Anissa Helou (born 1 February 1952) is a London-based cookbook author, teacher, and chef specialising in the cuisines of the Mediterranean, Middle East and North Africa.
  • Anne Ridler
    Anne Barbara Ridler OBE (née Bradby) (30 July 1912 – 15 October 2001) was a British poet, and Faber and Faber editor, selecting the Faber A Little Book of Modern Verse with T.
  • Anthony Smee
    Anthony Clive Smee (born 22 November 1949 in Hackney, London) is an English theater producer, writer, and actor who has worked in radio, theatre, television, and film since 1972.
  • Francis W. Pixley
    Francis William Pixley FSA FCA (b.c1852 - 27 April 1933) was an English accountant, barrister and author.
  • Geoffrey Grigson
    Geoffrey Edward Harvey Grigson (2 March 1905 – 25 November 1985) was a British poet, writer, editor, critic, anthologist and naturalist.
  • Stephen Churchett
    Stephen George Churchett (born 10 April 1947 in Bromley, London) is an English actor and writer.
  • Stuart Holroyd
    Stuart Holroyd (born 10 August 1933 in Bradford, Yorkshire) is a British writer.
  • David George Hogarth
    David George Hogarth CMG (23 May 1862 – 6 November 1927) was a British archaeologist and scholar associated with T.
  • Edgar Lustgarten
    Edgar Marcus Lustgarten (3 May 1907 – 15 December 1978) was a British broadcaster and noted crime writer.
  • William Ainger Wigram
    William Ainger Wigram (16 May 1872 – 16 January 1953) was an English Church of England priest and author, notable for his work with and writings on the Assyrian Church of the East.
  • William Gaunt (art historian)
    William Gaunt (/ɡɔːnt/; 1900–1980) was a British artist and art historian, best known for his books on British 19th-century art.
  • Robert Bridges
    Robert Seymour Bridges, OM (23 October 1844 – 21 April 1930) was Britain's poet laureate from 1913 to 1930.
  • Ferdinand Gottschalk
    Ferdinand Gottschalk (28 February 1858 – 10 November 1944) was an English theatre and film actor.
  • David O'Keefe (historian)
    David R. O'Keefe (born 9 February 1967) is an award-winning historian, professor of history, television presenter, documentarian, creator, host, writer, producer and best-selling author.
  • Shelagh Stephenson
    Shelagh Stephenson is an English playwright and actress.
  • Ray Gosling
    Raymond Arthur Gosling (5 May 1939 – 19 November 2013) was an English broadcaster, journalist, author, and gay rights activist.
  • Bernard Acworth
    Captain Bernard Acworth DSO (3 February 1885 – 16 February 1963) was an English submariner, writer, evangelical Christian and creationist.
  • John Palmer (author)
    John Leslie Palmer (4 September 1885, Paddington, London – 5 August 1944) was an English author.
  • Fanny Cradock
    Phyllis Nan Sortain Pechey (26 February 1909 – 27 December 1994), better known as Fanny Cradock, was an English restaurant critic, television cook and writer frequently appearing on television, at cookery demonstrations and in print with Major Johnnie Cradock who played the part of a slightly bumbling husband.
  • Matt Bullen
    Matt Bullen (born Guildford, Surrey, 1969) is an English writer and polyamory advocate.
  • Nick Parker (journalist)
    Nick Parker, an English journalist, is the chief foreign correspondent of London-based The Sun newspaper.
  • John Mortimer
    Sir John Clifford Mortimer, CBE, QC (21 April 1923 – 16 January 2009) was an English barrister, dramatist, screenwriter, and author.
  • Harold Truscott
    Harold Truscott (23 August 1914 – 7 October 1992) was a British composer, pianist, broadcaster and writer on music.
  • Charlie Brooker
    Charlton "Charlie" Brooker (born 3 March 1971) is an English satirist and broadcaster.
  • H. C. McNeile
    Herman Cyril McNeile, MC (28 September 1888 – 14 August 1937), commonly known as Cyril McNeile and publishing under the name H.
  • Dudley Carew
    Dudley Charles Carew (born 1903; died on 22 March 1981 at Cuckfield, Sussex aged 77) was an English journalist, writer, poet and film critic.
  • Sabrina Dhawan
    Sabrina Dhawan is an Indian screenwriter and producer, born in England and raised in Delhi, India.
  • Alan Coren
    Alan Coren (27 June 1938 – 18 October 2007) was an English humourist, writer and satirist who was well known as a regular panellist on the BBC radio quiz The News Quiz and a team captain on BBC television's Call My Bluff.
  • Antonia Forest
    Antonia Forest (26 May 1915 – 28 November 2003) was the pseudonym of Patricia Giulia Caulfield Kate Rubinstein, an English writer of children's novels whose real name was not made public during her lifetime.
  • Lauren Brooke
    Lauren Brooke is the pen name of popular author Linda Chapman and Beth Chambers who have written the books for "Heartland".
  • Edward Clark (conductor)
    Quick reference Thomas Edward Clark (10 May 1888 – 30 April 1962) was an English conductor and music producer for the BBC.
  • Ian McCallum
    Ian McCallum (born September 1965) is an English guitarist and songwriter.
  • Artemis Cooper
    Artemis Cooper (born 22 April 1953) is a British writer.
  • Arthur Weigall
    Arthur Edward Pearse Brome Weigall (1880 – 3 January 1934) was an English Egyptologist, stage designer, journalist and author whose works span the whole range from histories of Ancient Egypt through historical biographies, guide-books, popular novels, screenplays and lyrics.
  • Jenny Eclair
    Jenny Eclair (born Jenny Clare Hargreaves on 16 March 1960) is an English comedian, novelist and actress, best known for her roles in Grumpy Old Women between 2004 and 2007 and in Loose Women in 2011 and 2012.
  • Jimmy O'Connor (author)
    (For other people with the same name, see James O'Connor.) Jimmy O'Connor (20 May 1918 – 29 September 2001) was a playwright for The Wednesday Play and Play for Today television series on the BBC.