Anthony, who is currently working on a new edition of Richard Rodney Bennett’s biography (Richard Rodney Bennett: The Complete Musician), previously worked for Northern Ballet as an advisor on the music of Malcolm Arnold for The Three Musketeers. Anthony’s two latest books have been about cricket and motor racing: Lord’s Through Time and Silverstone Circuit Through Time. His dancer/choreographer daughter, Jo Meredith, recently appeared in The Wind In The Willows at the Linbury Theatre, Covent Garden.
Born: Woodford, Essex
Educated: University of Wales
Job: Freelance writer (with arts bias)
Interests: Music, dance, theatre, film, cricket, classical literature.
Special Interest: The music of Malcolm Arnold, researched with Paul Harris for several years for the biography published in 2004.
Personal: Just finished with Paul follow-up biography of Malcolm Williamson. Wife, Heather, a long-time National Youth Ballet assistant. Daughter, Jo, a professional dancer.