Neil Bethell-Codrington (born 12 November 1970) is a retired British journalist who formerly worked for Window Lifestyle Media.



In Issue 195 (May 2005), Neil referred to the Zamperla Volare coaster as "a Vekoma Flying Dutchman with downs." His comment received many complaints from readers, and he was fired soon after.

Further Career

Neil later returned to Window Lifestyle Media as the editor of Disney Magic. He was later replaced by Thomas Flur.

He would later retire from journalism. He is currently the owner of a cannabis oil company in Cortez, Colorado named Codrington & Co.


  • He was the only winner of the "Coasters' Editor Passdown" contest to not become editor, this is due to him spouting offensive remarks about disabled people, he was replaced by the second place winner Kuno.
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