Berger and Wyse Illustrations

Scope and Content

Original illustrations for the Guardian Weekend Magazine relating to food.

Administrative / Biographical History

Joe Berger and Pascal Wyse began collaborating in 2000 on a short animation called 'Matchbox'. In 2003 they began to contribute a weekly comic strip named 'The Pitchers' to the Guardian which takes a humorous look at the absurdity of Hollywood through the eyes of two scriptwriters. In 2007 their single-panel weekly food cartoons became a weekly feature in the Guardian Weekend magazine. The comic features, a number of regular characters including the gastronauts and the godzillas. Joe Berger is an illustrator and cartoonist from Bristol and Pascal Wyse is a writer, musician, multimedia producer and regular contributor to the Guardian.


Original illustrations are arranged as follows:

  • BAW/1/1 Dated illustrations
  • BAW/1/2 Undated illustrations

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Acquired via Luke Dodd in 2007

Other Finding Aids

A full catalogue description for this collection can be found on the GNM Archive catalogue.