Camilla Elizabeth Long|
28 November 1978
Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, UK
Richard Pelham Long|
Roslyn Vera Britton
Descended from the Pelham-Clinton family (Henry Pelham-Clinton, 4th Duke of Newcastle (1785–1851) is an ancestor through her paternal grandmother), she was educated at Oxford High School and Corpus Christi College, Oxford. In 2010 she was the 2009 British Press Awards "Interviewer of the Year (broadsheet)".
In January 2012, Long interviewed the German-Irish actor Michael Fassbender. Her opening question apparently referred to the large size of the actor's penis ("That’s kind of you to say", he is quoted as saying). A section of Long's article was read to Fassbender in a subsequent interview for GQ magazine, including Long's statement that she was "quite certain that [Fassbender] would willingly show me his penis, given slightly different circumstances and a bucket of champagne," causing Fassbender to respond that "I don’t think I would touch her with a barge pole."
In 2013 she won the Hatchet Job of the Year award for a piece on Rachel Cusk's divorce memoir Aftermath: On Marriage and Separation published in March 2012. Long had been nominated the previous year.
In April 2015 Long appeared in an episode of BBC's Have I Got News for You in which she made comments about UKIP Leader Nigel Farage. Long was defending her article about South Thanet, the constituency for which Farage was a candidate. UKIP went on to complain to Kent police regarding the comments. However, no action was taken.
- Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
- "Person Page – 35938". Thepeerage.com. Retrieved 27 October 2014.
- "Oxford University Gazette, 28 May 1998: Colleges". Ox.ac.uk. Retrieved 2013-04-29.
- Stephen Brook (24 March 2010). "Daily Telegraph dominates British Press Awards with expenses exposé". The Guardian. Retrieved 2 July 2013.
- Camilla Long (22 January 2012). "Dirty pretty thing". The Sunday Times. Retrieved 2 July 2015. (subscription required)
- Heath, Chris. "Fast Bender". Retrieved 11 April 2015.
- "Long wins Hatchet Job award for scathing Cusk review". BBC News. 2013-02-13. Retrieved 2013-04-29.
- Long, Camilla (4 March 2012). "Aftermath: On Marriage and Separation by Rachel Cusk". The Sunday Times. London. Retrieved 22 November 2015. (subscription required)
- "Camilla Long to be new Sunday Times film critic", News UK, 1 July 2013
- "Sunday Times article brands Thanet as 'English Defence League on Sea'". Thanet Gazette.
- "Ukip asks police to investigate the BBC over Have I Got News for You". ITV News. 29 April 2015.
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