Jonathan Gathorne-Hardy

Jonathan Gathorne-Hardy was born in Edinburgh in 1933. He was educated at Bryanston and from there gained a scholarship to Trinity College, Cambridge, where he read history. He then worked for fifteen years in advertising and publishing. He has written over twenty books, including an autobiography Half an Arch, (winner of the JR Ackerley prize), Kinsey: Sex The Measure Of All Things which was adapted into a successful film starring Liam Neeson, The Rise and Fall of the British Nanny, A Life of Gerald Brenan, which was used in the making of the film of South fromGranada andThe Public School Phenomenon 1587-1977. He lives in North Norfolk with his wife, the painter and writer Nicky Loutit