Andrew John COLLINS

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1965-03-04
Education Weston Favell Upper Sch Northampton, Nene Coll Northampton, Chelsea Sch of Art
Books & Publications Publications Still Suitable for Miners: The Official Biography of Billy Bragg, Where Did It All Go Right? (memoir), Friends Reunited, Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now (memoir), That's Me in the Corner (memoir)
Recreations cats, music, film, cooking, trivia, military history, nutrition, bird watching
Clubs N/A
Style Andrew Collins, Esq
Career freelance illustrator 1987-88, features ed New Musical Express 1991-92 (asst art ed 1988-89, staff writer 1990-91), staff writer Vox magazine 1990-91; features ed: Select magazine Jan-Sept 1993, Q magazine Oct 1993-95; ed: Empire 1995, Q magazine 1995-97; film ed Radio Times 2001-; BBC: co-writer and performer Fantastic Voyage Radio 5 1993, weekly series Collins and Maconie's Hit Parade (with Stuart Maconie, Radio 1) 1994 (Sony Gold Radio Award 1995), presented (with Stuart Maconie) Mercury Music Prize and Brit Awards (Radio 1) 1994, 1995, 1996 and 1997, regular appearances on the Mark Radcliffe show (Radio 1); appeared in own weekly satire slot (with Stuart Maconie) for Naked City (C4) 1994; presenter: Collins and Maconie's Movie Club (with Stuart Maconie, ITV) 1997-98, Back Row (BBC Radio 4) 2000-02, Teatime (6 Music) 2002-05, The Day the Music Died (BBC Radio 2) 2004-08, Chart Show (BBC 6 Music) 2005-07, weekend shows (BBC 6 Music) 2005-07, Banter (BBC Radio 4) 2006-08; writer: Family Affairs (Channel 5) 1997-99, Eastenders (BBC 1) 1999-2002, Grass (with Simon Day, BBC 3 and BBC 2), Not Going Out (with Lee Mack, BBC 1, RTS Breakthrough Award 2007, Rose D'Or 2007), Mr Blue Sky (BBC Radio 4) 2011-12, Gates (Sky Living) 2012, Common Ground (Sky Atlantic) 2013; script ed: The Persuasionists (BBC 2) 2010, Little Crackers (Sky 1) 2011, Badults (BBC 3) 2013-, Man Down (C4) 2013, Drifters (E4) 2014; Thames TV Bursary 1986, nominated Writers' Guild of GB Award 1993; patron Thomas's Fund; hon fell Univ of Northampton
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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