Russell Davies

Writer / Presenter

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Film, TV & Theatre

Assistant : Florence Hyde

Presenting

Assistant : Florence Hyde

Books

Russell Davies has been a freelance writer and broadcaster since 1970. He has written biographies of the cartoonist Vicky and the graphic artist Ronald Searle, and edited the diaries and letters of the actor Kenneth Williams. For television and radio, he has presented many cultural and political documentaries and series, including more than sixty editions of What The Papers Say. In newspapers, he has been a film critic, television critic, sports columnist, diarist and feature writer, but managed never to work for Robert Maxwell.

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Foreign Body

1996

bloomsbury

This is an account of the origins of Robert Maxwell's business success in the intelligence community, his links thereafter with the worlds most foremost intelligence agencies, and the backroom diplomacy which took him to the heart of world affairs.

Ronald Searle: Biography

1990

chris beetles

Film, TV & Theatre

Television

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ARTIE SHAW: QUEST FOR PERFECTION

2003

BBC 2

PRIVATE LIFE OF A MASTERPIECE

2003

BBC2

Radio

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LEGENDS OF LIGHT MUSIC

BBC Radio 4

Documentary about the legends of light music

RUSSELL DAVIES

2009

BBC Radio 2

Writer and presenter of a weekly programme about popular music.

WORD OF MOUTH

BBC Radio 4

Presenting

Radio

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BRAIN OF BRITAIN

BBC Radio 2

LEGENDS OF LIGHT MUSIC

BBC Radio 4

RUSSELL DAVIES (BBC Radio 2)

BBC Radio 2

WORD OF MOUTH

BBC Radio 4