Fast Show comedian’s talk on zombies

Author and comedian Charlie Higson signs books for pupils. (110406M2a)
Author and comedian Charlie Higson signs books for pupils. (110406M2a)

COMEDIAN turned author Charlie Higson has visited Ripon Grammar School to promote his latest book.

The former Fast Show actor who portrayed fictional used-car dealer Swiss Toni has just released the paperback version of The Dead, the second book in his thriller series The Enemy aimed at teenagers and featuring zombies.

Charlie, who also wrote the Young Bond series of novels about the spy in his earlier days, talked to pupils about the history of zombies in film and literature before signing copies of his books for pupils.