Graham Fellows is an English comedy actor and musician, best known for creating the character of John Shuttleworth, an aspiring singer/songwriter in his late 50s from Sheffield, South Yorkshire, with a quiet manner and slightly nerdish tendencies. His musical talents are usually expressed through his Yamaha organ, and include such greats as "Pigeons In Flight" - a song which Shuttleworth attempted to have selected for the Eurovision Song Contest. His musings and views on life formed the basis Award Winning Radio series The Shuttleworths and Radio Shuttleworth (BBC Radio 4).
Graham Fellows also created "Jilted John", a spoof of Post-punk music and had a UK hit single with 'Gordon is a moron'
Two more recent Fellows creations followed, firstly Brian Appleton, a rock musicologist and media studies lecturer from a college of further education in the Newcastle-under-Lyme area although originally he hails from Selly Oak in Birmingham. He is convinced that he has been instrumental in helping many rock acts to achieve megastardom and yet recieved no credit for his efforts, such as being the cause for the gap in "Make Me Smile (Come Up And See Me)" by Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel, inadvertantly launching the vocal career of Phil Collins at a failed audition for the lead singer of Genesis after the departure of Peter Gabriel and giving Howard Jones the idea for using a mime artist in the hit "New Song" while working opposite him at a Clingfilm factory in High Wycombe.