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Dish (Neil Dishington) (born 1934)

Neil A Dishington (born 1934), known as ‘Dish’

Neil Dishington is a widely published cartoonist, who specialises in producing one-liners and interpretating written articles.

Neil Dishington studied painting at Loughborough College of Art, Hornsey College of Art and Central College of Art, and then began his career as a teacher. He turned to cartooning on the encouragement of his then flatmate, David McKee, creator of
Mr Benn and Elmer the Patchwork Elephant. In addition to McKee, he acknowledges the influence of Mike Williams, Larry and Sam Gross, as well as many film comedies. Following his marriage, he sold his first cartoons to the Daily Mirror, and since then his work has appeared regularly in magazines and newspapers such as Private Eye, The Spectator, Punch, the Oldie, the Daily Express and the Guardian. He lives in Woodford Green, Essex.

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