Jenny Eclair

Jenny Eclair is a comedian, novelist and actress known principally for her appearances on ‘Grumpy Old Women’ and ‘Loose Women’, as well as an Independent columnist

Prince Charles might become an OAP king. What could be worse?

Starting a job at his age with no prospect of it ever ending is pretty grim. What Charles needs to do is some kind of job share with William: split the job 50-50

How the vegan lobby made a cool baby boomer feel like a Brexiteer

A generation gap has crept up on us and the kids just don’t understand us anymore. How have I ended up sitting on the old farts’ side of the fence?


Mike Ashley, we don't want or need a 'Harrods of the high street'

At least a department store tears us away from our screens, where one can wake up after a hard night’s drunken online shopping to find you’ve bought a Segway or a load of diet pills from India

How does treatment for social media addiction actually work?

Last week I sat next to two women in their twenties who had clearly spent a long time doing their makeup and who spent the entire meal staring into tiny screens. Britain is in the grip of an epidemic