Recent writing projects

How Not To Die in A Plane Crash – Susan Murray – Edinburgh show - 2019


Breaking The News - BBC Scotland


Danger Mouse, 'The Law Of Beverages'  -  FremantleMedia & CBBC - Series Children's BAFTA nominated 2019

Arvon Foundation - Tutor, 'Writing Comedy For TV'


Ghostwriting Autobiography

'Cricket' - Play Commissioned For Slung Low Shorts Festival

Promotional Film For Manchester United - Mob Films Manchester


Animation Project For CHF Entertainment


Edinburgh 2018 Show Script Consultant


Private Eye Magazine ( Freelance )

Past writing projects



Matt Forde's Unspun  (Avalon - Producer - Dan Atkinson)


It's A Funny Old Week with Jason Manford - ITV


Bug - Sky Atlantic                                                                                                                                     


Dead Ringers  - BBC Televsions                                                                                                


The Joan Rivers Position - So TV                   


Lenny Henry In Pieces - BBC Television                           


Das Crazy Clip Show   - Bullsye TV                        


The Lenny Henry Christmas Show - BBC Television             


2DTV  -  2DTV For ITV                                                         


Your Face Or Mine   - Channel 4                                   


The 11 O’Clock Show  - Talkback Productions                                   


The Big Breakfast  - Planet 24 Productions                                          


The State We're In  - BBC TV                                  


The Perfect Candidate  - Mentorn                              


Channel 4 Political Awards - Channel 4                   





Dead Ringers  - Radio 4                                                                                  


The Now Show - Radio 4                                                   


Week Ending  - Radio 4                                                      


Billy Sparkle’s Showbiz Circus                          


Guest Spots On 5Live                                        



Print / Journalism


Al Murray - Let's Re-Great Britain (Co-writer)  Published April 2015


Private Eye Magazine (gags, cartoons)


Private Eye Annual


The Daily Mash Annual


The Big Issue LA


The Big Issue UK


The Big Issue Cymru


The Insider Magazine





Guardian Online

Daily Express

Lovin Manchester Website



The Daily Mash


The Daily Mail Online


BBC Grand Tours


BBC Soap Update



Feature Film Script







Oasis: Be Here Now (TV Spot) - Creation Records


Heineken World Craft Beer Campaign​


Various development / corporate projects with Triffic films


Speech for the CEO of South Yourkshire Community Foundation



Edinburgh Festival Shows (Writing consultant)


The Glottal Stops Here


F***wit Club


Arvon Foundation - Tutoring Writing Comedy For TV course

Lecturer - Comedy Writing & Performance BA (Hons) - Salford University

Guest Lecturer Sheffield Hallam University

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