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Alan Coren

26 June 1938 to 17 October 2007

A writer, wit, raconteur and satirist, Coren was a familiar figure on radio and television, from Radio 4’s The News Quiz to BBC television’s Call My Bluff. He was also a prolific, perceptive newspaper columnist and in a 44 year journalistic career edited magazines such as Punch and The Listener.

*Read Alan Coren's Times obituary