Imogen Edwards-Jones

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Imogen Edwards-Jones
EducationMalvern Girls' College
Alma materUniversity of Bristol
City University London
Years active1990s-present
Known forauthor, journalist, writer, broadcaster

Imogen Edwards-Jones (born June 1968, Birmingham), is a British writer, author and journalist, who blogs for and Get the Gloss.


Edwards-Jones was educated at Malvern Girls' College, a boarding independent school in the spa town of Malvern in Worcestershire, which merged with another school in 2006 to form Malvern St James School,[1] followed by the University of Bristol, where she gained a degree in Russian,[2] and then City University London.[2]


Edwards-Jones is best known for the Babylon series of exposés based on her 2004 novel, Hotel Babylon from an insider's view of the non-stop world of the hotel staff and guests alike.

In 2006, Edwards-Jones had a regular column in The Daily Telegraph, detailing her attempts at IVF which resulted in the birth of her daughter. She blogs for and Get the Gloss.

Personal life[edit]

Edwards-Jones is married to the BBC's Creative Head of Comedy Talent, Kenton Allen. Candace Bushnell is her daughter’s godmother.[3]


Babylon Series[edit]

  • Hotel Babylon (2004, with "anonymous", see also BBC series Hotel Babylon based on this book)
  • Air Babylon (2005, with "anonymous", in development by Carnival Films for television)
  • Fashion Babylon (2006, with "anonymous", see also BBC series Material Girl loosely based on this book)
  • Beach Babylon (2007, with "anonymous")
  • Pop Babylon (2008, with "anonymous")
  • Wedding Babylon[4] (2009, with "anonymous")
  • Hospital Babylon (2011, with "anonymous")
  • Restaurant Babylon (2012, with "anonymous")

Other Books[edit]

  • The Taming of Eagles: Exploring the New Russia (1993) (with Joth Shakerley)
  • My Canapé Hell (2000)
  • Big Night Out (2002) (with Jessica Adams, Maggie Alderson and Nick Earls)
  • Shagpile (2002)
  • The Wendy House (2003)
  • Tuscany for Beginners (2004)
  • Ladies' Night (2005) (with Jessica Adams, Maggie Alderson and Chris Manby)
  • The Stork Club (2006)
  • In Bed With... (co-edited with Kathy Lette, 2009, with Jessica Adams, Maggie Alderson, et al.)
  • The Witches of St Petersburg (2018)


  1. ^ Malvern St James Girls' School - History - Malvern Girls' College Malvern St James Girls' School, Malvern, Worcestershire. Retrieved: 15 March 2014.
  2. ^ a b Imogen Edwards-Jones Retrieved: 15 March 2014.
  3. ^ Q&A With Model Exposé Writer Imogen Edwards-Jones -- New York Magazine
  4. ^ Edwards-Jones, Imogen (9 May 2009). "Wedding Babylon: An insider's account of how the super-rich tie the knot". London: Mail Online. Retrieved 14 June 2009.