Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.
(1928-2005) UK journalist and author of an Apes as Human tale, Experiment at Proto (1973; vt The Proto Papers 1974); his long experience with Zoos, including the long-running Television documentary series, Zoo Time (1956-1968) in collaboration with Desmond Morris, is reflected in the book's claustrophobic venue. [JC]
see also: Punch.
Philip Barlow Oakes
born Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire: 31 January 1928
died Market Rasen, Lincolnshire: 18 December 2005
- Experiment at Proto (London: André Deutsch, 1973) [hb/]
- The Proto Papers (London: Quartet Books, 1974) [vt of the above: pb/]
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