Elizabeth Buccleuch

Elizabeth Buccleuch is a former radio producer and journalist, working primarily for BBC Radio 4.  She cut her teeth on the live arts review programme Kaleidoscope, and was also responsible for documentaries of many kinds, the most biographically relevant were on the Queen Mother, Women Parliamentarians in the Twentieth Century and the life stories which were revealed through the Mass Observation project during the Second World War.

After many years as Chairman of the Scottish Ballet, Patron of the building of the Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh and a trustee of the British Museum, she is now a freelance writer, at present in the final stages of producing a commissioned short biography of Jane Carlyle, and working on a memoir of her mother, the writer and Founder of The Woman of the Year Lunch, Tony Lothian.  She is also the sponsor of the Biographers’ Club Tony Lothian Prize.