UK based freelance writer and researcher. He is a TV consultant for the British Film Institute and The Guinness Book of World Records. He has written many articles and books on television. Fiddy has also written creatively for television, contributing sketches for Not the Nine O’Clock News and The Dave Allen Show and (with his then writing partner Mark Wallington) writing the sitcoms Little Armadillos (C4 1984) and All Night Long (BBC 1994). He also wrote and developed the C4 programmes The A to Z of TV (1990) and 1001 Night of TV (1991) and was the chief researcher/consultant on the C4 series TV Heaven (1992).