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Robert Grant is a British comedy writer and television producer, who was born in Salford and studied Psychology at Liverpool University for two years.

In the mid-1980s, Grant collaborated with co-writer Doug Naylor on radio programmes such as Cliché and its sequel Son Of Cliché and television programmes such as Spitting Image, The 10 Percenters, and various projects for Jasper Carrott.

The 'Grant Naylor' collaboration, as it had become known, was best known for the creation of the cult science-fiction comedy series, Red Dwarf, which evolved from Space Cadet, a recurring sketch within Son Of Cliché. Grant was briefly seen (uncredited) in an episode of Red Dwarf entitled "Backwards" (1989), as a man who 'un-smoked' a cigarette.

In the mid-1990s, the 'Grant Naylor' collaboration was ended when Grant left Red Dwarf after the sixth series, citing creative differences ("... it was basically 'musical differences' ...") with Doug Naylor. His main reason however, he said, was that he 'wished to have more on his 'tombstone' than Red Dwarf on its own'.

Since Red Dwarf, Grant has written two television series, The Strangerers and Dark Ages, and four solo novels, his most recent being Fat, a satirical look at how obesity is looked upon by society and the media.

Aside from his written oeuvre, Grant has recently taken up the mike on the stand-up comedy circuit with his wryly observed take on life.

Selected Works By Rob Grant   more

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Total Books: 27
2006 - Fat [Gollancz SF] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780575074200
ISBN-10: 0575074205
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy

2004 - Incompetence [Gollancz] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780575074491
ISBN-10: 0575074493
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

2001 - Colony (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780140289756
ISBN-10: 0140289755
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 2.8/5 Stars.

1996 - Backwards [Red Dwarf] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780140171501
ISBN-10: 0140171509
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.

Scenes from the Dwarf
1996 - Scenes From the Dwarf [Penguin 60s] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780146002434
ISBN-10: 0146002431

Son of Soup
1996 - Son of Soup (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780140253634
ISBN-10: 0140253637
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Humor & Entertainment

Primordial Soup
1993 - Primordial Soup (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780140178869
ISBN-10: 0140178864
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

The Official Red Dwarf Companion
1992 - The Official Red Dwarf Companion (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781852864569
ISBN-10: 1852864567
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy

Better Than Life
1991 - Better Than Life (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780140124385
ISBN-10: 0140124381
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

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