The Author.

After taking time out to try and draw the strip cartoon.

Since selling his first jokes at the age of 16, Colin has been involved in comedy and entertainment, live performance and television shows, for almost 40 years. Largely down to luck, his hundreds of TV writing credits include variety, game, clip and chat shows, along with 10 BAFTA Award Ceremonies and 11 Royal Variety Performances. For more than 30 years he was Bob Monkhouse's head writer. His first novel "Steam, Smoke & Mirrors" was published by Caffeine Nights in 2015.

After taking time out to draw the strip cartoon 'Superyob' for the punk rock magazine "Street Sounds", and Series Produce the award-nominated TV documentary "Bob Monkhouse: The Million Joke Man" hosted by Paul O'Grady, Colin's back where he's happiest, at the QWERTY keyboard.

His third novel in the Steam, Smoke & Mirrors series, "The Nostradamus Curiosity", will be published in autumn, 2019.


Born in Paddington, just by Brunel's iconic station, Colin lives in Buckinghamshire, where he tests the patience of his heroic wife Kathryn and their two children Lucy and Mark.


Spectrascopical Conceptuals: SteamMark One

Babbage Technodroids: SteampunKevin & SteamMark One

Producer: The Lady Angel A. Ryder

© Colin Edmonds 2020