Nigel Rees





Nigel Rees

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in The United Kingdom
June 05, 1944

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Nigel Rees is an English author and presenter, best known for devising and hosting the Radio 4 long running panel game Quote... Unquote (since 1976) and as the author of more than fifty books – reference, humour and fiction.

He went to the Merchant Taylors' School, Crosby, and then took a degree in English at New College, Oxford (where he was a Trevelyan Scholar and took a leading role in the Oxford University Broadcasting Society). He went straight into television with Granada in Manchester and made his first TV appearances on local programmes in 1967 before moving to London as a freelance. He worked for ITN’s News at Ten as a reporter before becoming involved in a wide range of programmes for BBC Radio as reporter and producer.

In 1971, he...more


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A Word In Your Shell-Like
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Graffiti Lives, O. K
3.33 of 5 stars 3.33 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 1979
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Cassell's Dictionary Of Wor...
3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1997 — 5 editions
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A Man About a Dog: Euphemis...
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Graffiti 3
3.3 of 5 stars 3.30 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1979 — 2 editions
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The Graffiti File
4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1981
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Cassell's Movie Quotations
3.17 of 5 stars 3.17 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 2000 — 3 editions
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Graffiti 2
3.31 of 5 stars 3.31 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 1980 — 3 editions
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Graffiti 1
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“Der spring is sprung
Der grass is riz
I wonder where dem boidies is?”
Nigel Rees, Cassell's Humorous Quotations



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