Christopher Stevens is an author and a national newspaper journalist. His authorised biography of Kenneth Williams, Born Brilliant, was broadcast as Radio 4's Book Of The Week, as well as being shortlisted for the Sheridan Morley Prize for Theatre Biography. Masters of Sitcom is a celebration and an anthology of Britain's greatest comedy writing duo, and draws on their complete archive of more than 600 scripts, including much material that was broadcast but not kept on tape. It is also based on many hours of interviews with Ray Galton and Alan Simpson, the creators of Hancock's Half Hour and Steptoe And Son. He lives in Bristol with his wife, Nicola, and his teenage sons, James and David.