My Comedy Career: Sebastian Thiel

Sebastian Thiel

Sebastian Thiel has just finished directing the TV sitcom pilot Dreaming Whilst Black. We caught up with him to find out how he has built up his career. He has some great tips around focusing on yourself.

Tell us what you do in your job.

I dream up ideas and find ways to create things I'm passionate about.

By title, I'm a director, writer, producer at Upshot Entertainment.

I work a lot with Big Talk Productions, specifically Saurabh Kakkar and Lara Singer, who produced my first BBC Three comedy, Just A Couple.

I'm also having a lot of fun creating...

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Sebastian Thiel has directed Dreaming Whilst Black, which is available to watch on BBC iPlayer

Published: Tuesday 27th April 2021
Lee Mack

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