1944 -

Writing as: John Simpson

According to Fantastic Fiction: "John Simpson has been the BBC's World Affairs Editor for more than half his fifty-two year career. In his time with the BBC, he has reported on major events all over the world, and was made a CBE in the Gulf War honours list in 1991. He has twice been the Royal Television Society's Journalist of the Year, and has won three BAFTAs, a News and Current Affairs award and an Emmy. He lives in Oxford."

Series Books
Jon Swift Moscow, Midnight (2018)
  Our Friends In Beijing (2021)
Other Moscow Requiem (1981)
  A Fine and Private Place (1983)