Grace Dent

Novelist, columnist, broadcaster and restaurant critic for The Guardian.


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Biography

Grace Dent is a columnist, author, broadcaster and The Guardian's newly appointed restaurant critic.

Grace Dent had two weekly columns in the Independent: an opinion-editorial column each Wednesday and Grace Dent on Television each Saturday and Grace’s restaurant column Grace & Flavour appeared in the London Evening Standard every Friday for seven years until taking on the revered role of restaurant critic for The Guardian.

Grace has fronted documentaries for Sky Atlantic, Channel 4 and W. Recently Grace presented ON Romance for W, interviewed Game of Thrones author George RR Martin for a one off special and was a presenter on Thronecast. Grace has fronted the Radio 4 documentaries Duration Duration Duration and a tribute to Nancy Mitford. 

Grace is a regular show guest, having appeared twice on Have I Got News For You, The Now Show, BBC2's The Review Show, Film 2012, The Culture Show, Delete Delete Delete, Very British Problems, The Apprentice, Masterchef and Charlie Brooker's Screenwipe and recently contributed to Channel 4's The Great British Sex Survey. Grace regularly hosts events for BAFTA and Sky.

Grace has written eleven novels for teenagers. Grace's Diary of a Snob novels about the schoolgirl Poppet Montague Jones were acquired by Nickelodeon. Grace's first non-fiction title was How To Leave Twitter (My Time as Queen of the Universe and Why This Must Stop).

Her latest project sees Grace presenting The Untold on BBC Radio 4. These observational documentaries give a real insight into British lives where something is at stake. The Untold has been nominated for an ARIA twice. In addition, 2017 saw Grace become the Curator of London Food Month alongside Tom Parker Bowles which won Best Debut Event at The Event Awards 2017.

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Boundless Productions for BBC Two
 
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Princess Productions for Channel 4
 
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    An entertaining look back at the year 2013, revealing its social media gaffes and triumphs.
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    Grace Dent presents a tongue-in-cheek look at the rules of dating, romance and sexual attraction according to the world of porn movies
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    Voltage TV for Channel 4
     
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    Grace asks whether technology is ruining our love lives.

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    Grace Dent asks whether technology is killing romance.

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    Grace writes mainly for The Independent in which her opinion column appears every Wednesday and a television column for every Saturday. 

     
     

    Grace acts as their restaurant critic, writing a weekly column called Grace and Flavour. 

     
     
     

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    Grace is taking part in An Audience With at innocent's inaugural festival.

     

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