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Paterson, Jennifer Marylocked

Born 3 April 1928; d of Robert Edward Michael Paterson and Josephine Antonia Bartlett; died 10 Aug. 1999

television presenter, since 1996; food writer, since 1984


Convent of the Assumption, Ramsgate. China, 1928–33. Asst Stage Manager, Windsor Repertory Theatre, 1944; Berlin, Portugal, Sicily, Benghazi, 1946–52; editor, Norman Kark Publications, 1953; sculptor’s assistant, 1958; Candid Camera TV, 1960; Matron, Padworth Sch., 1964; language studies, 1966; Cook housekeeper, to Ugandan Legation, 1968, to Chm. of Spiller’s, 1970; Cook, 1978, and Food Writer, 1984–, Spectator; presenter, TV Series: Two Fat Ladies, 1996; Food & Drink, 1997; Wish You Were Here, 1998


Feast Days, 1990; Two Fat Ladies, 1996; Jennifer’s Diary (from The Oldie), 1997; Two Fat Ladies Ride Again, 1997; Jennifer Paterson’s Seasonal Recipes, 1998


Swimming, music, reading, opera, partying, drinking, smoking


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