Jim Eldridge is an author and scriptwriter. He has had 90 books published which have sold over three million copies. He has had over 250 TV and 250 radio scripts broadcast in the UK and across the world.
Born in the Kings Cross/Euston area of north London in November 1944, he left school at 16 and did a variety of jobs, before training as a teacher. He taught during the 1970s in disadvantaged areas of Luton, while at the same time writing. He became a full-time writer in 1978. He lives with his wife in Kent.