Eddie Robson

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Eddie Robson
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Born (1978-12-20) 20 December 1978 (age 39)
York, UK
Occupation Science fiction writer
Nationality British
Period 2000–

Eddie Robson (born 20 December 1978) is a comedy and science fiction writer best known for his sitcom Welcome to Our Village, Please Invade Carefully and his work on a variety of spin-offs from the BBC Television series Doctor Who. He has written books, comics, short stories and for television and theatre, and has worked as a freelance journalist for various science fiction magazines. He is married and lives in Lancaster.

Writing career[edit]

Robson's comedy writing career began in 2008 with material for Look Away Now. Since then his work has featured on That Mitchell and Webb Sound, Tilt, Play and Record, Newsjack, Recorded For Training Purposes and The Headset Set. The pilot episode of his sitcom Welcome To Our Village, Please Invade Carefully was broadcast on BBC Radio 2 on 5 July 2012.[1] It starred Katherine Parkinson and Julian Rhind-Tutt. The Radio Times called it "the sitcom success story of 2012..."[2] It became a full series, aired on BBC Radio 2 starting in March 2013, with Hattie Morahan replacing Katherine Parkinson.

His television work includes episodes of Hollyoaks (2014-2015), Sarah & Duck (2015-16) and Class Dismissed (2016–present).[3]

His Doctor Who work includes the BBC 7 radio plays Phobos, Human Resources and Grand Theft Cosmos, the CD releases Memory Lane, The Condemned, The Raincloud Man and The Eight Truths, and several short stories for Big Finish's Doctor Who anthologies, Short Trips. He has contributed Doctor Who comic strips to Doctor Who Adventures and IDW.

Apart from Doctor Who, he has also written other comic strips including ones for 2000 AD, Transformers: Prime, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Captain America: Living Legend (with Andy Diggle).[4]

Between 2007 and 2009, Robson was the producer of Big Finish's Bernice Summerfield range of products, and has contributed four audio plays to the series.[5] He has also written books on film noir and the Coen Brothers for Virgin Publishing, the Doctor Who episode guide Who's Next with co-authors Mark Clapham and Jim Smith, and an illustrated adaptation of Bram Stoker's Dracula.

He has worked with the Duke's Theatre on several productions including writing their 2015 Christmas show, Beauty and the Beast. In 2015, his debut novel Tomorrow Never Knows was published by Snowbooks.[6][7]


Radio plays[edit]


  • Coen Brothers (2003)
  • Who's Next (2005) (with Mark Clapham and Jim Smith)
  • Film Noir (2005)
  • Dracula (2009) (with Nicola L. Robinson)
  • The Art of Sean Phillips (with Sean Phillips)
  • Tomorrow Never Knows (2015)

Short stories[edit]


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