Comedy Tweets to Sitcom
Here’s a selection of my comedy writing.
This was a winner at the Channel 4 Secret Policeman’s Ball for Amnesty International. You had to pitch an idea for a sketch in 140 characters or less. Alas none of the pitches made it to the stage.
Celebrity water-boarding with Jonathan Ross starts well with David Cameron & a glass of water but ends badly with Sarah Palin gargling the Star-Spangled Banner.
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Captain Fate is the savior of the Internet or maybe he’s just a mite lonely and confused and working from a dining room table somewhere in the Home Counties. Below are the first 3 episodes in a 6 episode series.
Short Comedy Film Scripts
Head, The Mattress
This was written for a band I know and love. It’s 3 wacky guys chased by a spelling mistake.
Comedy Film: Head-The-Mattress
This is set on a train just after the US Army has invaded the United Kingdom to get it’s hands on our royal family.
Comedy Film: iCounter
3 Pyrates from the 17th Century are blasted into the present day (there was a lighting storm, OK)?
A band have to work in a call centre to make ends meet. They don’t get on with the Bavarian Call Centre Manager. This was written for the Sitcom Mission
Is a collection of sketches and characters. You see the first part of each sketch and then the second and then the payoff for each.
Comedy Sketches for Stage and TV
Speed dating opens your eyes to so much doesn’t it, including cruxifiction.
Comedy Sketch: Adventure Girl
So there are these 2 Mexican bandit brothers, Jose and Alicante, that live in the English countryside and love cricket, Laura Ashley and dancing.
Comedy Sketch: Bandidos Dance
Can I Come in?
What do you do when you find a man-sized sperm on your doorstep?
Comedy Sketch: “Can I Come in?”
For The Tape
A poet in a police station is questioned about the excessive use of irony.
Comedy Sketch: For The Tape
Josh at the Burger Bar
Josh is a backpacker who has visited most of the ‘major islands’ and lives in a bubble wherever he goes.
Comedy Sketch: Josh at the Burger Bar
Location, Location My Kid is Fat
A winning fusion on one of the terrestrial channels. Property and diets, plus child care.
Comedy Sketch: Location, Location My Kid is Fat
The Insult Line
You’re off on holiday and being a xeniphobe you have brush up on your mockery of Europeans.
Comedy Sketch: The-Insult-Line
Watch That Man Sergeant
“He’s a bit artistic!’ What would happen when the army gets hold of an artist.
Comedy Sketch: Watch-That-Man-Sergeant
Comedy Theatre (Physical Theatre) Scripts
5 Coats (short)
It’s a beast with many different coloured hands.
Theatre Piece: 5 Coats
A longer piece (8 minutes) expanding on the idea of character through different types of gloves.
Theatre Piece: Green-Hands-Short-Play
I wrote this monologue for an actor friend when he was just staring out. It’s been described as a charming fairy dream.
Theatre Monolouge: I-Scent-Monologue
There’s a lot more…
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