The Ministry of Stories is a creative writing and mentoring centre for young people in East London. By using storytelling to inspire young people aged 8-18, the company believes that writing can unleash imaginations and build up confidence, self-respect and communication.
Charles Murray Higson, English author, actor, and comedian, was born 3rd July 1958. He attended Sevenoaks School, and later went on to the University of East Anglia, where he formed a band called The Higsons (alongside David Cummings and Terry Edwards), of which he was lead singer for 6 years. After a brief stint as a decorator, Charlie went into partnership with Paul Whitehouse and also began to write for Harry Enfield.