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Sir Jocelyn Stevens

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Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

Sir Jocelyn Stevens

Person  Male  Born 14/2/1932  Died 9/10/2014

Publisher and newspaper executive. Born Jocelyn Edward Greville Stevens in Marylebone. In 1957 he bought the high society publication 'The Queen' and revamped it as 'Queen'. In the 1960s he provided financial backing for the first British pirate radio station, Radio Caroline, and later became managing director of the Evening Standard and Daily Express. Chairman of English Heritage from 1992 to 2000. An obituary observed that he revelled in the image of a posh bully, earning Private Eye's nickname of 'Piranha teeth'.

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Royal Arsenal Gatehouse - reopened

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