Harry Patterson

David Gainsborough Roberts







When the Film Society started in 1947, Lady Grasett was its patron and she remained patron until 1952.

In 1983 René Ray, who had retired to Jersey, became patron.

After her death in 1993, Harry Patterson (aka Jack Higgins) agreed to become patron and in 1996 he was joined by David Gainsborough Roberts.


Lady Grasett1947 - 1952
René Ray, Countess of Middleton1983 - 1993
Harry Patterson (Jack Higgins)1993
David Gainsborough Roberts1996