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Millard, Rosemary Harriet free

OBE 2018

Born London 17 April 1965; d of John and Rosemary Millard; m 1994, Pip Clothier; two s two d

Chief Executive Officer, Children and the Arts, since 2018; Chair, Children in Need, since 2018


Wimbledon High Sch., GDST; Hull Univ. (BA Hons English and Drama 1987); London Coll. of Communications; Courtauld Inst.


Researcher: Tyne Tees TV, 1988–90; Granada TV, 1990–92; Presenter, Meridian TV, 1992–95; Arts corresp., BBC, 1995–2004; Arts Ed., New Statesman, 2004–06; feature writer: Sunday Times, 2004–09; Daily Telegraph, 2009–11; columnist, Independent, 2011–14; Chair, Hull City of Culture, 2014–18; Trustee, Opera North, 2017–. Hon. DLitt Hull, 2017


The Tastemakers: UK art now, 2001, 2nd edn 2002; Bonnes Vacances!, 2011; The Square (novel), 2015; The Brazilian (novel), 2017


marathon running (especially all the Marathon Majors), the Humber Bridge, visiting roads named after General Charles de Gaulle


39 Thornhill Square N1 1BE

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