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20 December 1978 |
|Occupation||Science fiction writer|
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.
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. It starred Katherine Parkinson and Julian Rhind-Tutt. The Radio Times called it "the sitcom success story of 2012..."  It became a full series, aired on BBC Radio 2 starting in March 2013, with Hattie Morahan replacing Katherine Parkinson.
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.
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. 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.
- Welcome To Our Village, Please Invade Carefully (Pilot episode - 2012, Series - 2013)
- Doctor Who
- Memory Lane (2006)
- Phobos (2007)
- Human Resources (2007)
- I.D. (2007)
- Urgent Calls (2007)
- The Condemned (2008)
- Grand Theft Cosmos (2008)
- The Raincloud Man (2008)
- Masters of War (2008)
- The Eight Truths/Worldwide Web (2009)
- Situation Vacant (2010)
- Prisoner of the Sun (2010)
- Industrial Evolution (2011)
- The Five Companions (2011)
- Binary (2012)
- The Jupiter Conjunction (2012)
- The Jigsaw War (2012)
- The Apocalypse Mirror (2013
- 1963: Fanfare for the Common Men (2013)
- The Secret History (2015)
- Repeat Offender (2016)
- Bernice Summerfield
- 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)
- Doctor Who
- The Little Drummer Boy (2003), in Short Trips: Companions
- The Juror’s Story (2004), in Short Trips: Repercussions
- Visiting Hours (2005), in Short Trips: A Day in the Life
- Mercury (2005), in Short Trips: The Solar System
- Not in My Back Yard (2005), in Short Trips: The History of Christmas
- The Avant Guardian (2006), in Short Trips: Time Signature
- Remain in Light (2007), in Short Trips: Snapshots
- Decorative Purposes (2007) in Short Trips: The Ghosts of Christmas
- Interesting Times (2008) in Short Trips: The History of Christmas
- The Power Supply (2009) in Short Trips: Indefinable Magic
- Bernice Summerfield
- Iris Wildthyme
- Robson, Eddie (2012-07-05). "Welcome To Our Village, Please Invade Carefully". BBC. Retrieved 2012-07-31.
- Goulding, Tom. "Welcome to Our Village, Please Invade Carefully Series 1 - 1. Taking Overs". Radio Times. Retrieved 2013-03-13.
- About Me Eddie Robson's Blog
- Tomorrow Never Knows Snowbooks
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