THOMPSON, Harry. British, b. 1960. Genres: Communications/Media. Career: Writer. BBC radio, senior producer and script editor, 1985-90; producer of comedies for BBC television, 1990-95; Guardian, England, weekly columnist, 1996-. Publications: (with M. Berkmann) Baldies, 1986; (with M. Berkmann) Beardies, 1986; (with M. Berkmann) Fatties, 1986; (with M. Berkmann) Shorties, 1986; The News Quiz Book of the News, 1987; The Man in the Iron Mask: A Historical Detective Investigation, 1987; Tintin: Herge and His Creation, 1991; (with A. Deayton, I. Hislop, P. Merton, and C. Swash) Have I Got News For You, 1994; Richard Ingrams: Lord of the Gnomes, 1994; Peter Cook: A Biography, 1997. Contributor to periodicals. Address: c/o BBC, Television Centre, Wood Ln, London W12 7RJ, England.