Pete McCarthy is a writer and performer for TV and radio. He is best known as presenter of Channel 4's 'Travelog' for which he has won the Travelex Award for Best TV Writer. He has also written and presented three series of 'Desperately Seeking Something' for Channel 4, and presents BBC 2's 'Country Tracks'. He has been a comedy writer for Mel Smith and Griff Rhys Jones and has been nominated for a Perrier Award. MCCARTHY'S BAR is his first book.