Stephen Fry was educated at Queen’s College, Cambridge where he joined the Footlights and performed in the Mayweek Review of 1981 with Emma Thompson and Hugh Laurie. He now has numerous television and film credits to his name. Television appearances include The Young Ones, Blackadders II and III, Jeeves and Wooster, Cold Comfort Farm, The Thin Blue Line and most recently Gormenghast for the BBC. Film credits include A Fish Called Wanda, Peter’s Friends and Wilde, in which he played the title role. He has written the screenplay of Evelyn Waugh’s Vile Bodies which he will direct this year. His first novel, The Liar, was a bestseller. His other books include,Paperweight, The Hippopotamus and most recently Moab is my Washpot.