Keith Bradley is, or has been, obsessed with horseracing, The Divine Comedy (the band not the short story by Dante), the spy novels of John Le Carré, Audrey Fleurot and scones. A former carpet cleaner, systems analyst, Y2K specialist and jockeys’ agent he currently divides his time between Norwich and Newmarket whilst also travelling frequently to France. He is currently writing, amongst others things, a sitcom based in a betting shop. He continues to deny any involvement in, or knowledge of, the 2002 Pork Pie Incident. St Cuthbert's is the opening scene from a work in progress that introduces the partially autobiographical character Michael Bradshaw, an adolescent bullied by the belligerent ghouls that ran Manchester schools.