Sir Ludovic Kennedy, who died 18th October 2009 aged 89, was best known to television audiences of the 1960s and 1970s as the urbane presenter of such current affairs programmes as Panorama, 24 Hours, Midweek and Tonight, and more recently of the review programme Did you See. Sir Ludovic was a scion of the Marquesses of Ailsa.
Ludovic Henry Coverley Kennedy was born 3 November 1919. His father, Captain Edward Kennedy, was descended from the 11th Earl of Cassillis and was a kinsman of the Marquess of Ailsa. His mother, Rosalind, was the daughter of Sir Ludovic Grant, an 11th baronet.