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beaky

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Malaga and Brighton, United Kingdom
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Cartoonist moving into comedy writing. My latest sitcom has been optioned by a production company. A broadcaster's shown interest, and I've been commissioned to write a second episode. Could still come to nothing, of course. Latest update - it's going ahead! Simon Callow in lead role, filming in February. Now to knuckle down to writing a third episode. And rewriting, and changing the order of the episodes, and rippling though (new phrase!) the themes, and rewriting, and cutting entire scenes, and rewriting...
Filming finished! I was there for the week-long Brighton shoot, great fun. Now for post-production...
The Rebel starts on July 20th at 10 p.m. on Gold, and the subsequent two weeks.
Well, it happened. Overall pretty encouraging reviews, reasonable viewing figures. Fingers crossed for a second series!
Second series now in pre-production, to be broadcast in the run up to Christmas!
Rebel 2 (six episodes) starts on Nov 8th at 10 p.m. on Gold.

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Fairly well-known cartoonist - Private Eye, Independent, Guardian - dipping his toe into comedy writing. Occasional writing for Private Eye and The Independent. New sitcom filming February 2016, now in post-production. Showing on July 20th at 10p.m. on Gold, and the next two weeks at the same time.
Second series of six episodes to be broadcast from Nov 8th 2017.


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