Here’s a short blurb about me to try and make me sound great…
Tony is a tall comedy writer based in London. In 2006, he was a finalist in BBC3’s Last Laugh sitcom-writing competition, and since then he has written for numerous British TV and radio shows, both for adults and kids, solo and in a partnership.
He was a regular contributor to the BBC2 impressions show Dead Ringers, wrote for BATA-winning BBC1 comedy The Armstrong and Miller Show, and he wrote in both London and Mumbai on the ITV1 sitcom Mumbai Calling. He has recently been a regular sketch writer for Tracey Breaks the News on BBC1, Newzoids on ITV1, and has been commissioned to write original sitcoms for BBC1 and CBBC. In July 2013, he won the BAFTA Rocliffe Comedy Award for the sitcom script Nannies that he co-wrote with Brona C. Titley, beating more than 500 entries – the show was performed as part of a New York Television Festival Prime-time Event.
As a lead writer on two series of CBBC’s Diddy Movies, he wrote or co-wrote 11 episodes, including the BAFTA Award winner for Best Comedy 2014. He was also a lead writer on CBBC’s The Legend of Dick and Dom, co-writing 17 episodes, and that show was BAFTA-nominated for Best Comedy three years running. He has also contributed to series including Hunter Street, Danger Mouse, The Amelia Gething Complex, Scream Street, PJ Masks, Sarah and Duck, and Waffle the Wonder Dog. In 2009 he was shortlisted for the BAFTA Breakthrough Talent Award for his kids writing. He co-created and wrote fairy tale crime comedy A Long Long Crime Ago for CBBC, and most recently has been Head Writer on a new family comedy-drama for a global streaming platform.
Tony is a full member of the WGGB and BAFTA.