Writers

Shaun Pye

Shaun wrote the BAFTA-winning, EMMY-nominated comedy THERE SHE GOES (BBC2) starring David Tennant, co-wrote the award winning cult animated sketch show MONKEY DUST (BBC3), the award-winning comedy-drama A YOUNG DOCTOR’S NOTEBOOK (Sky) starring Daniel Radcliffe and John Hamm, the award-winning sitcom JERK (BBC3), the sitcom THE INCREASINGLY POOR DECISIONS OF TODD MARGARET (Netflix), the sitcom RESPECTABLE (Channel 5) and one-off episodes of BAD EDUCATION (BBC3), THE RELUCTANT LANDLORD (Sky) and AVOIDANCE (BBC1).  He also co-wrote the feature film THE RACK PACK (BBC).

Shaun is one of the main writers for BAFTA-winning shows HAVE I GOT NEWS FOR YOU and A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN and over twenty years has written for countless entertainment shows including FRIDAY NIGHT WITH JONATHAN ROSS, FRANKIE BOYLE’S NEW WORLD ORDER, NEVER MIND THE BUZZCOCKS, WOULD I LIE TO YOU?, 8 OUT OF 10 CATS, MOCK THE WEEK, THEY THINK IT’S ALL OVER, CATS DOES COUNTDOWN and YOU HAVE BEEN WATCHING.

Shaun has written many years’ worth of awards shows (FILM and TV BAFTAs, THE BRITISH COMEDY AWARDS), stand-up for many of Britain’s leading comics (FRANKIE BOYLE, JIMMY CARR, LEE MACK, JACK WHITEHALL, ROMESH RANGANATHAN) and worked with Sacha Baron Cohen on the films BORAT: SUBSEQUENT MOVIE FILM, BRUNO and GRIMSBY.

Shaun has also recently been working as a script consultant helping the development of younger writers – including on the upcoming PRU (BBC3).