Whicker, Alan

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Whicker, Alan Gender: M
born on 2 August 1925 at 05:30 (= 05:30 AM )
Place Cairo, Egypt, 30n03, 31e15
Timezone EET h2e (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Fisher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 09°19' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 06°02 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 11°51'


British world traveler born in Egypt, TV host of "Whicker's World" from 1958. A globe-trotting documentist, he featured interviews with the famous and his program was watched by more than ten million viewers. Whicker was with BBC from February 1957-68 before beginning the award-winning association with Yorkshire Television. It was calculated in the early '80s that Whicker traveled an average of 100,000 miles around the world each year. His autobiography, "Within Whicker's World" was published in March 1982.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : New Job 1958 (Began TV series "Whicker's World")
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1982 (Autobiography released)

Source Notes

David Fisher quotes letter from him, September 1984


  • Vocation : Travel : Adventurer
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV host/ Personality (Host of travel program)
  • Lifestyle : Work : Travel for work (100,000 miles each year)
  • Lifestyle : Home : Many moves