『THE BOOK OF BUNNY SUICIDES』
『RETURN OF THE BUNNY SUICIDES』
Andy Riley (born 1970) is a British author, cartoonist, comics scriptwriter, and television screenwriter.
As a cartoonist Riley has created four best-selling books, The Book of Bunny Suicides, Return of the Bunny Suicides, Great Lies To Tell Small Kids and Loads More Lies to Tell Small Kids, which have produced calendar, greetings card and poster spin-offs. Since 2002 he has drawn a weekly comic strip called Roasted in The Observer Magazine, a collection of which was released in book form in October 2007. His latest book is called D.I.Y. Dentistry, and is a cartoon book of alarming inventions, very much in the style of Heath Robinson. This latest work, his 6th - all published by Hodder & Stoughton, will be released in October 2008 in hardback. 'Lucky Heather', his self-published comic, is available only from Gosh! Comics in London.
He and Kevin Cecil (with whom he has been friends since attending Aylesbury Grammar School) created and wrote the sitcoms Hyperdrive for BBC Two and Slacker Cats for the ABC Family Channel. Their other television work includes Black Books (including 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. Their Radio Four panel game The 99p Challenge ran for five series.
They have written for the forthcoming Miramax animated feature Gnomeo and Juliet, and 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 on Twitter under the name @andyrileyish.