Caroline Stafford started her career in the fashion business, heading up her own company for a while and working as a fabric and accessories buyer for Nichol Farhi. She also had occasional forays into journalism with the Daily Mirror, the London Evening Standard and New Musical Express. She and David have, since 1995, collaborated on comedies and dramas, mostly for radio, including Man of Soup, The Brothers, Hazelbeach, The True and Inspirational Life Of St. Nicholas, The Day The Planes Came, The Year They Invented Sex, Feminine Forever and a series of legal dramas based on the true-life cases of Norman Birkett. Fings Ain't Wot They Used T'Be their biography of the composer Lionel Bart, published by Omnibus Press in 2011, was chosen as BBC Radio 4's Book of The Week and shortlisted for the Sheridan Morley award. In May 2013 their biography of Kenny Everett, Cupid Stunts: The Life and Radio Times of Kenny Everett will be published by Omnibus Press
Over the years various awards have been accumulated including a Prix Europa, a Prix Marulic, a Royal Television Society Award, two Travelex Travel Writers' Awards, a Pye Radio Award (in the days before it became a Sony Award, when it was presented at a dignified luncheon by a minor royal) and, indirectly, an Emmy.