Emma Kennedy is an actress and writer who has appeared in many award-winning comedy shows including Goodness Gracious Me and The Smoking Room. She has won the Comedy Lounge Best Actress Award and the British Television Advertising Craft Award for Best Actress. She has been writing for Radio 4 and 2 for over a decade and has won Sony Awards for the Sunday Format and The Now Show. She also wrote the critically acclaimed documentary series, Who Wears The Trousers and the hugely successful radio adaptation of The Papers Of AJ Wentworth (Retd). For television, she has written Tracey Beaker and Kerching for CBBC and has written several documentaries for Channel 4. Her first book was How to Bring Up Your Parents.