George Pitcher

George Pitcher is a visiting fellow at the LSE) and an Anglican priest. He’s a journalist by background, having worked for The Observer, The Daily Telegraph, The Daily Mail, The Guardian, the BBC and LBC. 

In the early Nineties, he co-founded an innovative communications consultancy, Luther Pendragon. 

He was ordained in 2005 and served his curacy at St Bride’s in Fleet Street, London, the “Journalists’ Church” (where he remains a Chaplain of the Guild), and is now Rector of a parish in East Sussex. 

George is also an author and novelist. In non-fiction, The Death of Spin (2003, Wiley), was followed by A Time to Live: The Case Against Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide (2010, Lion Hudson). He also co-wrote The Public Faced (Hill Murray, 1989), a sprightly guide to media relations. His first novel, A Dark Nativity, was published by Unbound in 2017.