Alan Stafford started off as a topical gag writer on such shows as News Huddlines, 11 O’Clock Show, Bremner, Bird and Fortune and News Quiz.
He’s also written for two-thirds of The Goodies and both the Two Ronnies.
Plus sketches for Griff Rhys Jones, Punt & Dennis and Mitchell & Webb. And radio plays for Bill Nighy, Jenny Éclair, Hugh Bonneville and Matt Lucas. He’s scripted centenary tributes to Kenneth Horne and Sid James, presented by Jimmy Carr and Lee Mack.
Alan has had two non-fiction books published – about sand-dancing variety legends Wilson, Keppel & Betty, and teatime TV classic Crackerjack!