October 30, 1951 |
Jenny Randles is a British author and former director of investigations with the British UFO Research Association (BUFORA), serving in that role from 1982 through to 1994.
Randles specializes in writing books on UFOs and paranormal phenomena. To date 50 of these have been published, ranging from her first UFOs: A British Viewpoint (1979) to Breaking the Time Barrier: The race to build the first time machine (2005). Subjects covered include crop circles, ESP, life after death, time anomalies and spontaneous human combustion.
According to her publishers, Simon & Schuster, Randles studied physics and geology at university, has written articles for New Scientist, and has sold more than 1.5 million copies of her fifty published books. It was stated in 1997 that her books had been published in 24 countries.
The same source states that she was the story consultant to the ITV TV series Strange But True? that ran between 1993 and 1997, and that she has also done documentary work for the BBC.
Randles is a regular contributor to the magazines Fortean Times and The Skeptic and has spoken at the UnConvention.
She was editor of Northern UFO News (a 12-20 page A5 journal detailing UFO activity within Northern England) from 1974 up to 2001.