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Alan Coren (1938–2007)

Alan Coren, the writer and broadcaster who died aged 69, was one of Britain's most prolific humorists, producing newspaper columns and books in astonishing abundance; he was a former editor of Punch, a regular panellist on Radio 4's satirical show The News Quiz, and also appeared as a team captain on television's Call My Bluff. Known to his ... See full bio »

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Omnibus Writer
Three Piece Suite
The Punch Review
Grubstreet Writer


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 1981 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Arthur the Kid (1981) ... (novel)
 1978 The Losers (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Togetherness (1978) ... (writer)
- Sitting on a Goldmine (1978) ... (writer)
- All Down in Black and White (1978) ... (writer)
- Out of the Strong (1978) ... (writer)
- The Naming of Parts (1978) ... (writer)
 1977 Took and Co. (TV Series)
 1976 N.U.T.S. (TV Series) (script - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1976) ... (script)
- Episode #1.5 (1976) ... (script)
- Episode #1.4 (1976) ... (script)
- Episode #1.3 (1976) ... (script)
- Episode #1.2 (1976) ... (script)
 1975 The Punch Review (TV Series)
 1973 Omnibus (TV Series documentary) (written by - 1 episode)
- The British Hero (1973) ... (written by)
 1972 Grubstreet (TV Series)
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Other Works:

Author of A Letter From Idi Amin.

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Personal Quote:

Democracy consists of choosing your dictators after they've told you what you think it is you want to hear.


His nephew Michael Coren is a journalist in Canada. See more »


Knack for creating columns or jokes out of any situation

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