James Cary (writer)

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James Cary is a British television and radio writer.

Cary is the creator and writer of BBC Radio 4's Sony Radio Academy Awards Silver Award-winning comedy series, Think the Unthinkable (four series) and lead writer on the sketch show, Concrete Cow. Cary co-created and co-wrote the BBC Three series Bluestone 42 with Richard Hurst.[1] He has also written for My Hero, My Family and co-written two radio series with comedian Milton Jones, as well as contributing to a number of sketch shows and children's and animation programmes. His radio comedy series Hut 33 about Bletchley Park boffins, starring Robert Bathurst and Olivia Colman, ran for three series.[2] He has contributed to some episodes of Miranda, the television version of the comedy show Miranda Hart's Joke Shop which was nominated for a Sony Radio Academy Award.[3] In 2013 he published his first book, Death By Civilisation, based on articles written for Third Way.[4] In 2014 he published, in a Kindle edition, a novel, Crossword Ends In Violence.[5]

In April 2017, he was identified as one of the very few pro-Brexit comedians in the United Kingdom, noting that other comedians should be wary of pointing out that people like him might be 'backward, nationalistic and patriotic and racist'[6]


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