Alan Coren (1938)
He was born on the 27th of June 1938 in London, is a British writer and satirist.
Coren attended Wadham College, Oxford, Yale University and University of
He is a regular panellist on The News Quiz and Call My Bluff and writes both his
own and the Notebook columns for The Times. Coren was editor of Punch from 1978
to 1987, and of The Listener from 1987 to 1989, and he has also written for
Penthouse and The Daily Mail. Coren also wrote an unsuccessful vehicle for
Leonard Rossiter in 1978, The Loser, about a boxing promoter.