Charlie Brooker

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Full name: Charlie Brooker

Area of interest: Satire and comedy

Journals/Organisation: The Guardian


Personal website:

Website: / Charlie Brooker


Representation: Conville and Walsh

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Education: University of Westminster, 1989/1992, BA in Media Studies (Television and Video Production)

Career: Oink!: writer/cartoonist; PC Zone: comic strip/column; Channel 4's The Eleven O'Clock Show: co-writer; Zeppotron comedy content production company: co-founder and creative director; Channel 4's Nathan Barley sitcom: co-writer; Channel 4's Spoons sketch show: co-writer; BBC4: Charlie Brooker’s Screenwipe

  • The Guardian: The Guide - Screen Burn column; The Guardian G2 Friday column ('Supposing'), 2005/2006, replaced by a Monday column, October 2006-present

Current position/role: Columnist

  • also writes/has written for:

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Other activities: Comedy writer, creative director at Zeppotron production company, part of Endemol

Viewpoints/Insight: Charlie Brooker: Mr Angry’s sexy side, He rants, he raves, and he moans. But with two new shows on television it seems we cannot get enough of his caustic wit. Interview with Camilla Long, Sunday Times, 23rd January 2011

Broadcast media: Black Mirror (TV series)

Video: Charlie Brooker's Screenwipe: 8 Out of 10 Cats: FAQ U: Nathan Barley: Space Cadets: Spoons: Unnovations; Would I Lie To You?: Google playlist: Newswipe: site


Awards/Honours: Columnist of the year, British Press Awards 2009



Books & Debate:

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Latest work: Dawn of the Dumb: Dispatches from the Idiotic OCLC165408141 , 2007



The Guardian:

Column name:

Remit/Info: Satire and critique of cultural trends and issues

Section: G2 feature pages

Role: Columnist



Website: / Charlie Brooker

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Day published: Monday

Regularity: Weekly

Column format:

Average length: 900 words

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The Guardian: 'Screen Burn'

Column name:

Remit/Info: Irreverent TV programme reviews: "...casts his inimitably jaundiced eye on the key shows on the idiot box."

Section: The Guide

Role: Columnist



Personal website:

Website: / Screen Burn

Commissioning editor:

Day published: Saturday

Regularity: Weekly

Column format:

Average length: 650 words


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