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Gyles Brandreth

(Gyles Daubeney Brandreth)
UK flag (b.1948)
Father of Benet Brandreth

Gyles Daubeney Brandreth is a an author, broadcaster and former Conservative Member of Parliament. After having moved to London from Germany with his parents at the age of three, Brandreth was educated at the Lycée Français Charles de Gaulle, Bedales School and New College, Oxford. He rose to the Presidency of the Oxford Union in 1970, also editing the University magazine, Isis. At Oxford, he was a contemporary of Christopher Hitchens, Robert Jackson, William Waldegrave, Edwina Currie, Stephen Milligan, John Scarlett, William Blair, Bill Clinton and John Redwood. He went on to become a theatre producer, journalist, author and publisher as well as, later, turning TV presenter.

Genres: Children's Fiction, Historical Mystery
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