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Stephen Armstrong

Stephen Armstrong is a writer and (occasional) broadcaster.

Stephen Armstrong
He writes on the arts for The Sunday Times and various lifestyle magazines, as well as contributing to Radio 4's Front Row.

He also writes for the Guardian, the Saturday Telegraph magazine, Wallpaper and Men's Health.

His first documentary for Radio 4, on right wing comedians in the US, has just been commissioned and will broadcast this autumn.

Books include contributions to Jam: A History Of Style and Inside Out.

His first solo book, The White Island, is a history of Ibiza from Carthage to the present and went to paperback in June 2005.

He is a board director of Sheffield's Dead Earnest Theatre Company, for whom he co-wrote Stalingrad, a play based on Anthony Beevor's book, and has been on the panel for the Perrier Comedy Award for the last two years.

In the past he has played bass in an unsuccessful indie band and promoted some genuinely disastrous club nights.




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