Richard Weight

Author | Broadcaster | Historian

Biography

EHeathAutobiographyAn account of his life which crackles with interest, veracity and even feeling.

Matthew Parris, Sunday Telegraph

 

Richard was Principal Researcher to Sir Edward Heath from 1995-98, and with fellow author Mark Garnett, he led the team of writers that produced the long-awaited account of the former Prime Minister’s life. Before working for Heath, Richard had an extraordinary personal connection with him. The Times published a memoir of their time together following Heath’s death in 2005.

 

The author with Ted Heath at his home in Salisbury during interviews for his memoirs, summer 1996.

The author with Ted Heath at his home in Salisbury during interviews for his memoirs, summer 1996.