Ariane Sherine

Ariane Sherine ( born July 3, 1980 in London) is a British journalist, author and human rights activist. She gained worldwide recognition through their religion Atheist Bus Campaign critical.


Sherine writes regularly for The Guardian and has also worked for the Sunday Times and The Independent. She started at the age of 21 years to become a journalist by discussing music albums for the magazine New Musical Express and soon placed second in a talent price for the BBC series authors was ( 2002). She was active in the sequence as a writer for comedy series on British television, as well as for the BBC series My Family and Two Pints ​​of storage and a Packet of Crisps, she also worked for the quiz show Countdown on Channel 4, in which they 2003 even occurred. She also wrote episodes of various shows on CBBC and CITV, including The Story of Tracy Beaker, The New Worst Witch and Space Pirates before the beginning of 2008 turned to journalism.


Sherine launched the Atheist Bus Campaign in response to an evangelical Christian bus wraps, pointing to a website, on the infidels "eternity in the torments of hell " and a " burning in a lake of fire " was prophesied. She was a Christian education; her father standing near the Unitarianism of the maternal part of their family Zoroastrianism and the Parsis (but both parents do not practice ). It was in 2009 for the price Secularist of the Year ( The Irwin Prize ) nominated by the National Secular Society awards. Sherine was responsible for the first broadcast of the non-religious equivalent of the BBC's Thought for the Day, which was broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 2009.