Toby Young is an outspoken journalist and author. His book How to Lose Friends and Alienate People was a massive best seller and turned into a film starring Simon Pegg and Kirsten Dunst. He is a regular commentator on television and in the national newspapers. He has a column in the Spectator. In September 2011, Toby Young, founded one of the first free schools in the UK- the West London Free School.