Craig Brown

Craig Brown is the author of 18 books, and a prolific journalist. He has been writing his parodic diary in Private Eye since 1989. He is the only person ever to have won three different Press Awards – for best humorist, columnist and critic – in the same year. He has been a columnist for, among others, The Guardian, The Times, The Spectator and The Daily Telegraph. He currently writes for The Daily Mail and the The Mail on Sunday. His book, Ma’am Darling: 99 Glimpses of Princess Margaret won an international bestseller and won the James Tait Black Memorial Award, the South Bank Sky Arts Literature Award. One Two Three Four is his latest book. It's a kaleidoscopic mixture of history, etymology, diaries, autobiography, fan letters, essays, parallel lives, party lists, charts, interviews, announcements and stories published to coincide with the 50 anniversary of the break-up of the Beatles.

Upcoming Events

Featuring Talks By:
Margaret Heffernan
Jonathan Drori
James Naughtie
Mark O’Connell
Hadley Freeman
Craig Brown

5x15 - April - Free Online Event

In our first ever online event we will discuss America, family secrets, apocalypse obsessives, the Fab Four, the majesty of trees & explore the future. Register for free now.

Videos

Craig Brown @ 5x15 - One On One

Craig Brown @ 5x15 - 15 Minute Literary Festival

Craig Brown @ 5x15 - 99 Glimpses of Princess Margaret