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Baroness Marcia Matilda Falkender FALKENDER

Member of the House of Lords

Baroness Marcia Matilda Falkender FALKENDER, Member of the House of Lords. Commander of the Order of the British Empire, 1970.


FALKENDER, Baroness Marcia Matilda Falkender was born on March 10, 1932 in Long Buckby, United Kingdom. Daughter of Harry Field and Dorothy Field (née Cowley).


High School for Girls, Northampton. Queen Mary College, London University, Bachelor of Arts, history, 1954. Spoken languages: French.


Private Secretary to General Secretary, Labour Party, 1954-1956. Private and Political Secretary to Harold Wilson, 1956-1983. Member, Film Industry Working Party, 1975.

Member, Film Indistry Action Committee, since 1977. House of Lords, since 1974. Professional career: member, Terry Film Committee, 1974-1976.

International Action Committee on the Film Industry, 1976-1985. The British Screen Advisory Committee, since 1983. Director, Peckham Building Society, 1986-1991.

Director, South London Investment Corporation, 1986. Lay governor, Queen Mary and Westfield College, London University, since 1987. Chairman, Can Vasback Productions, 1989-1991.

Columnist, Mail on Sunday, 1983-1988.


Church of England.


Clubs: Reform Club.


  • Other Interests

    Recreations: film. New Age, gardening. Film industry.


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Harry Field

Dorothy Field (née Cowley)

George Edmund Charles Williams