Tom Sutcliffe (broadcaster)

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Thomas Sutcliffe (born 12 August 1956[1] in Yorkshire, England[2]) is a British journalist and arts broadcaster. He has presented the BBC Radio 4 arts show Saturday Review since 1999, and is also chairman of Round Britain Quiz.

Early life and education[edit]

Sutcliffe was educated at Lancaster Royal Grammar School and studied English at Emmanuel College, Cambridge.[2][1]

Career[edit]

Sutcliffe joined the BBC when he graduated from university. After editing the BBC Radio 4 arts programme Kaleidoscope,[3] in 1986 he became the first arts editor of The Independent newspaper, a columnist and television reviewer.[2][4][5]

Sutcliffe has presented the BBC Radio 4 arts show Saturday Review since 1999, and is chairman of Round Britain Quiz.[3]

Awards[edit]

In 1995 Sutcliffe won the Peter Black Award for Broadcast Journalism.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Thomas Sutcliffe, Esq at Debrett's People of Today. Retrieved 2011-01-23.
  2. ^ a b c "Tom Sutcliffe". [BBC News Channel (BBC). 10 October 2003. Retrieved 22 January 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "Tom Sutcliffe". Radio 4 people. BBC. Retrieved 22 January 2011. 
  4. ^ "Thomas Sutcliffe". London: The Independent. Retrieved 21 January 2011. 
  5. ^ Josh Halliday "Independent titles to cut back on arts coverage", guardian.co.uk, 29 July 2013