Catie Wilkins

Catie Wilkins

Catie Wilkins is a writer, comedian and children’s author who likes jokes and stories.


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Adieu, adieu, René

In 1990, when she was about nine, Catie Wilkins got to meet Gorden Kaye, who sadly died yesterday, aged 75. She remembers a lovely man.
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When I’m in charge

Because the people with all the power seem to have fucked-up priorities, we’re asking our writers what five laws they’d enact if they ran the country (or indeed world). Under Catie Wilkins’ rule this means good news for nurses.
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Baps for change!

Catie Wilkins is tired of apologising for being a paranoid and neurotic parent. Time for a new word?
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Bring, baby, bring

Got a pal about to sprog? New mother Catie Wilkins knows what she REALLY needs. Allow her to help you be the best auntie ever.
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Two chubby little hands’ worth of tips for new parents

The scale of the upheaval caused by the arrival of a whole other – and 100 per cent dependent – person in your household means you’d be silly not to take advice wherever you can get it. New mother Catie Wilkins happily passes on what she has learned thus far in the form of 10 pretty sensible-sounding tips.
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It’s brilliant to have kids for the wrong reasons

When looking at the pros and cons of procreation, comedian, children’s author and mother-in-the-making Catie Wilkins developed her own pros checklist, which she wanted to share.
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Let stories be stories… and bring back She-Ra

Gamora-less T-shirts offer the latest example of gender segregation for fun-size consumers. Children’s author Catie Wilkins ponders what could be behind the trend, and wonders where the power of Greyskull is when you need it.
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Panel show eugenics

For women in entertainment, everything hangs in the balance all of the time. Nowhere more so than on panel shows, as Catie Wilkins explains.
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The advice is Bond. Baby Bond

Her baby may still be firmly on the inside, but that hasn’t stopped the world and her midwife telling Catie Wilkins it’s time to start the bonding process.
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Hey! Comedian! Leave Them Kids Alone

Celebrity comics are taking over children’s literature. Hmm, says comedian and children’s author Catie Wilkins.