Georgia Byng Writer
Georgia Byng, (b. 6 September 1965), is a British author of children's books. She went to The Central School of Speech and Drama but gave up acting to write. Her first writing was in comic strips. Byng illustrated too. Her first published book was a comic strip story - The Sock Monsters. Byng's best known work is Molly Moon's Incredible Book of Hypnotism, about a girl who finds a book about hypnotism and learns how to hypnotise people. In the books that follow, Molly Moon's powers grow. In 'Molly Moon Stops the World' Moon learns how to stop time. In 'Molly Moon's Hypnotic Time Travel Adventure' Moon time travels to nineteenth century India. In 'Molly Moon, Micky Minus and the Mind Machine' Moon goes to the future and learns to mind read. In 'Molly Moon and The Morphing Mystery' Moon shape shifts. Georgia Byng is the elder daughter and second child of the 8th Earl of Strafford and his first wife Jennifer May (now married to businessman Sir Christopher Bland, a former BBC and British Telecom chairman). She was previously married in 1990 (divorced 1995) to Daniel Chadwick, by whom she had a daughter, Tiger Rose, born 1991.
|Date of birth|
|September 6th, 1965|
1. Central School of Speech and Drama Educational Institution
Central School of Speech & Drama, University of London, was founded by Elsie Fogerty in 1906 to offer a new form of training in speech and drama for young actors and other students. The School offers 100 undergraduate, postgraduate, research degrees, and short courses in acting, actor training, applied theatre, theatre crafts & making, design, drama therapy, movement, musical theatre, performance, producing, puppetry, research, scenography, stage management, teacher training, technical arts, voice, and writing. With over 55 academic staff, together with visiting artists and lecturers, Central contains the largest grouping of drama/theatre/performance specialists in the UK. The school has been a constituent college of the University of London since 2005.