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Andy Riley (born 1970) is a British author, cartoonist, comics scriptwriter, and television screenwriter.
Total Books: 49
Riley has written several best-selling cartoon books, The Book of Bunny Suicides (2003), Return of the Bunny Suicides, The Bumper Book of Bunny Suicides, Great Lies To Tell Small Kids, Loads More Lies to Tell Small Kids, and Selfish Pigs, which have produced calendar, greetings card, Bunnycides iPhone app and poster spin-offs. From 2002 until February 2010 he drew a weekly comic strip called Roasted in The Observer Magazine, a collection of which was released in book form in October 2007. D.I.Y. Dentistry was released in October 2008 in hardback. 'Lucky Heather', his self-published comic, is available only from Gosh! Comics in London.
With Kevin Cecil, his friend since they attended Aylesbury Grammar School, he created and wrote the sitcoms The Great Outdoors for BBC Four, Hyperdrive for BBC Two and Slacker Cats for the ABC Family Channel. Their other television work includes Black Books (taking over from Graham Linehan for the BAFTA-winning third series), the Comic Relief one-off special Robbie the Reindeer, for which he and Cecil won a BAFTA in 2000, Little Britain, Trigger Happy TV, So Graham Norton, Smack the Pony, The Armando Iannucci Shows and Spitting Image. The Radio Four panel game they wrote with Jon Holmes and Tony Roche, The 99p Challenge, ran for five series from 2000.
They have written for the forthcoming Miramax animated feature Gnomeo and Juliet, and say they did an uncredited rewrite for Tim Burton's Corpse Bride.
Riley was educated at Aylesbury Grammar School and Pembroke College, Oxford, where he read Modern History. He is namechecked in the Father Ted Christmas Special as 'Father Andy Riley.'