Charlie Higson

Charlie Higson


Born
in The United Kingdom
July 03, 1958

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Influences
Alex Rider, Jason Steed, Cherub, Jimmy Coates


Higson was educated at Sevenoaks School and at the University of East Anglia (where his brother has taught since 1986 and is now a professor of film studies) where he met Paul Whitehouse, David Cummings and Terry Edwards. Higson, Cummings and Edwards formed the band The Higsons of which Higson was the lead singer from 1980 to 1986. They released two singles on the Specials' 2-Tone label. Higson then became a plasterer before he turned to writing for Harry Enfield with Paul Whitehouse and performing comedy. He came to public attention as one of the main writers and performers of the BBC Two sketch show The Fast Show (1994-2000). He worked with Whitehouse on the radio comedy Down the Line and is to work with him again on a television project, ...more

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The Dead (The Enemy, #2)

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Blood Fever (Young Bond, #2)

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Double or Die (Young Bond, #3)

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The Fear (The Enemy, #3)

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The Sacrifice (The Enemy #4)

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“If a wolf attacks his sheep, the shepard kills the wolf, but he eats the sheep when he's hungry.”
Charlie Higson, The Enemy

“No such word as can't. No such word as babagoozle neither!”
Charlie Higson, The Enemy
tags: funny

“But I'll never see any of those fish," said Maxie."Or those whales. Or any lions or tigers. I'm never going to set foot in a rain forest now, am I? I won't even be able to watch old DVD's about them without electricity. What does the future hold? It's like going back to the middle ages. Nobody knowing what was going on beyond their front doorstep. All I'll ever know is this. This little bit of London.”
Charlie Higson, The Enemy
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