Rosie Boycott

Rosie Boycott is a writer and broadcaster whose career has spanned the national media. She co-founded the feminism magazine Spare Rib in 1971, and went on to become the UK's first female editor of a British daily newspaper, the Independent on Sunday. She has also edited Esquire, The Independent, and The Express. She has appeared regularly on The Late Review (BBC2) and The Moral Maze (BBC Radio 4), and written several books, including A Nice Girl Like Me and Our Farm: A Year in the Life of a Smallholding. Rosie was appointed Chair of London Food by the Mayor to help improve Londoners’ access to healthy, locally produced and affordable food. She writes and speaks regularly about the importance of food in improving health and in reducing carbon emissions.


Rosie Boycott @ 5x15 - Why we're all getting fat

The story behind "Spare Rib", the iconic second-wave feminist magazine | Rosie Boycott | 5x15

Jo Brand & Rosie Boycott @ 5x15 - Women's Equality Party

David Nott and Rosie Boycott on War Doctor at 5x15

John Humphrys on A Day Like Today in conversation with Rosie Boycott

Rosamund Pike & Rosie Boycott at 5x15 on A Private War

Past Events

In aid of the Hands Up Foundation

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Event Featuring

Hands Up is teaming up with 5x15 to Talk about Syria, with David Nott, Rosie Boycott, Paul Conroy & Michael Morpurgo