Simon Rose (journalist)

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Simon Rose (born 14 October 1957 in Abingdon, Oxon, growing up in Newcastle-upon-Tyne)[1] A former BBC Radio researcher for BBC Light Entertainment programmes including Weekending, The News Quiz, News Huddlines and Not the Nine O' Clock News, Rose worked as a financial journalist for the BBC and others.[2] He later became a film journalist reviewing for the Daily Mirror for four years.

After three years as spokesman for the pressure group Save Our Savers, he became a presenter on the national business radio station Share Radio.

He developed and shared screenwriting and executive producer credits for The Flying Scotsman, a small British film which opened the 60th International Edinburgh Film Festival 2006 and received 5 Scottish BAFTA nominations.[3]

He has written a range of 14 books including Complete and Utter Zebu with Steve Caplin, which examines the deceptions and corruptions that the media, politicians and corporations apply to everyone's daily life[4] and Dad Stuff, a guide for families to entertain young children.

A secular Jew with three children,[5] he lives in Southfields and has contributed to many publications.


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