Charlie Higson is a successful author, actor, producer, comedian and writer for television, film and radio. His Young Bond series has sold over a million copies in the UK and has been translated into 25 different languages. The Enemy, His critically acclaimed 7 book zombie-adventure series for teenagers, which has also sold over a million copies, ended with the publication of The End in October 2015.
His TV work writing work includes Saturday Live, Harry Enfield’s Television Programme, Randall and Hopkirk Deceased, Miss Marple, the sitcom Swiss Toni, and the BAFTA winning sketch show The Fast Show, which he co-created, co-produced and starred in with Paul Whitehouse. Two Christmas specials for the BBC based on the children’s book character, Professor Branestawm, the first of which was nominated for a children’s comedy BAFTA.
Charlie and Paul Whitehouse also co-produced and performed in the award-winning spoof radio series Down the Line for BBC Radio 4, which led to the BBC2 television series Bellamy’s People.
He wrote 4 adult crime novels in the 1990s, and adapted one of them, King Of The Ants, for the cinema. Other film work includes the script for Suite 16.
Charlie is a regular judge on the BBC’s 500 words short story competition for kids.
In 2015, Charlie was show-runner, creator and lead writer on the critically acclaimed ITV Sunday night 10 part drama series, Jekyll and Hyde.
As well as appearing in many of his own productions, Charlie had major acting roles in the dramas Broadchurch and Grantchester in 2017.
He lives in north London with his wife and three boys.