10 questions with… Charlie Higson
We spoke to the actor and writer about his favourite teacher, his memories of eating frogs’ legs and snails during a French exchange, and find out whether anyone from his school days inspired characters in the Fast Show
Charlie Higson is best known for playing a host of memorable characters in The Fast Show as well as being the author of numerous children’s books, including Young Bond and the Enemy series. He has recently written a new book for children called Worst. Holiday. Ever, which takes some of its inspiration from his own experiences of a memorable school French exchange programme – including a surprisingly philosophical conversation with his exchange partner’s father.
He recalls some memories from that time – including his favourite teacher and performing in school plays – and reveals whether ...