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Ian Hislop
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Born in Swansea, South Wales
Born on 13rd of July 1960

Born 1960 - Mumbles. English editor, writer and broadcaster.

Studied at Magdalene College, Oxford. Became editor of satirical magazine Private in 1986, columnist for other magazines and newspapers. Wrote television scripts including Spitting Image (1984-89) and Harry Enfieldís Television Programme (1990-92). Appeared as panellist on Have I Got News for You (1990-).

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http://www.normanphillips.co.uk/ian_hislop_bio.htm Biography
http://www.private-eye.co.uk/ Private Eye

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