Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.
(1912-2001) UK journalist, editor and author, involved with the magazine Punch 1949-1964, and drama critic for the Financial Times 1964-1980. Of sf interest are Cabinet Pudding (1967), a Near Future Satire in which the UK Prime Minister in 1996 is a marijuana-smoking West Indian; and The Colonists from Space (1979), in which an Invasion by Aliens begins in the Cotswolds in southern England. Bertram Alfred Young was appointed OBE in 1980. [JC]
Bertram Alfred Young
born London: 12 January 1912
died Cheltenham, Gloucestershire: 17 September 2001
- Cabinet Pudding (London: Hamish Hamilton, 1967) [hb/]
- The Colonists from Space (London: William Kimber, 1979) [hb/Ionicus]
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