Nicholas Lloyd

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Sir Nicholas Lloyd
Born Nicholas Markley Lloyd
(1942-06-09) 9 June 1942 (age 72)
Alma mater Bedford Modern School; St Edmund Hall, Oxford
Occupation British newspaper editor and broadcaster
Spouse(s) Eve Pollard
Children 1 Oliver (and 3 step-children)

Sir Nicholas Markley Lloyd (born 9 June 1942[1]) is a former British newspaper editor and broadcaster.[2]

Early life[edit]

Lloyd was educated at Bedford Modern School[3] and St Edmund Hall, Oxford.[2][4]


Lloyd edited the Sunday People from 1982 to 1983, then moved to edit the News of the World for a year from 1984, and finally edited the Daily Express from 1986-1995.[2][5]

Lloyd received a knighthood in the 1990 Prime Minister's Resignation Honours.[2] He presented a breakfast show on LBC 97.3, a London radio station, from 1997 to 1999. Since 1996, he has been the chairman of the public relations consultancy Brown Lloyd James.[2][5]

Family life[edit]

Lloyd is married to former newspaper editor Eve Pollard, with whom he has a son, Oliver.[2] He also has three children from his previous marriage - Justin, Rachael and James Lloyd.[2] Pollard's daughter from a previous marriage, TV personality Claudia Winkleman, is his step-daughter.


  1. ^ "Birthday's today". The Telegraph. 9 June 2011. Retrieved 2 June 2014. Sir Nicholas Lloyd, Editor, Daily Express, 1986–95, 69 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g Who's Who 2015, Published by A&C Black Limited
  3. ^ "Bedford Modern School of the Black And Red" by Andrew Underwood, 1981
  4. ^ Famous Graduates, St Edmund Hall
  5. ^ a b "Inside Story: The ex-editors' files", The Independent, 9 May 2005
Media offices
Preceded by
Deputy Editor of the Sunday Mirror
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Geoffrey Pinnington
Editor of the Sunday People
Succeeded by
Richard Stott
Preceded by
Derek Jameson
Editor of the News of the World
Succeeded by
David Montgomery
Preceded by
Larry Lamb
Editor of the Daily Express
Succeeded by
Richard Addis