About Stephen Potter (1900-1969)

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Stephen Potter (1900-1969) was an author, best remembered for the Gamesmanship and One-upmanship humorous books. He wrote the first book about D.H.Lawrence and a number of other literary works.

He was also a broadcaster with the BBC, writing and producing some 200 feature radio programmes in the 1940s, including the "How" collaborations with Joyce Grenfell. The book Stephen Potter at the BBC covers this period of his life.

He was married twice, firstly to Mary Attenborough, the artist, and secondly to Heather Jenner, the founder of the Marriage Bureau, the first dating agency.

This website is maintained by his family and provides information on Stephen Potter and his work.