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William Richard Henry Hanson
2 September 1989
|Education||University of Manchester Clifton College|
|Occupation||Etiquette consultant & social commentator|
|Years active||2007 - present|
|Agent||Sue Rider Management|
William Hanson, FRSA is a British etiquette expert and social commentator who teaches around the world and comments on matters relating to etiquette and civility for international media. He is a tutor for the international protocol and hospitality consultancy firm 'The English Manner'.
In November 2008, Hanson filmed for the Australian version of Ladette to Lady However, he quit filming two days early due to concerns about the production's integrity. In an interview with the Daily Telegraph, Hanson stated that the programme is 'detrimental to promoting good manners and etiquette'.
In April 2011, he appeared on Russell Howard's Good News and consulted Howard on behaviour he deemed appropriate to the royal family. In January 2012, Hanson helped set the Guinness World Record for the Longest Curtsey Relay in 5 Minutes. From 2012 to 2014, William appeared in the hit cookery series Let's Do Lunch with Gino & Mel joining the third series for a weekly slot.
In January 2014 he published his first book, 'The Bluffer's Guide to Etiquette'.
In August 2017 he performed at the 70th Edinburgh Festival Fringe with 'The Etiquette Show: Much Ado About Everything' with one reviewer calling Hanson's performance "gently camp and very debonair".
- The English Manner | About Us
- Blog Entry
- Why Laddette to Lady is very Non-U - Telegraph
- London & Partners Sets Guinness World Record For Curtseying
- The Bluffer's Guide to Etiquette - Bluffer's
- "About William Hanson - the UK's leading etiquette expert & coach | William Hanson". www.williamhanson.co.uk. Retrieved 2018-03-08.