" Science is organized common sense where many a beautiful theory was killed by an ugly fact". - Thomas Huxley
Michael Collins was born in London in 1961. He has worked as a television producer and journalist, and has written for various publications including the Observer, Guardian, Independent, Sunday Telegraph and Sunday Times. His book The Likes Of Us: A Biography of the White Working Class was published by Granta in July 2004 and won the George Orwell Book Prize . The paperback followed in June 2005. A Channel Four documentary based on the book, and presented by the author, was transmitted on July 10th, 2005.
first broadcast on 16th March 2007.