David English was born in London in 1946, and grew up in Hendon

David English worked on the grounds staff at Lords Cricket Ground after leaving school

David English set up Bunbury cricket club as a vehicle to raise funds for charity.

David English was appointed MBE in the 2003 Birthday Honours, and CBE in the 2010 Birthday Honours for services to cricket and charity

David English was a journalist on the Daily Mail and worked for Decca Records

David  English had a career in acting, appearing in the films A Bridge Too Far and Lisztomania.

Bunbury Tails is a series of children's books written by David English

The Bunbury Tails is a 1992 children's British animated TV series based upon the books

English died of a heart attack on 12 November 2022, at the age of 76