Andy Wolton

Comedy writer for radio and television

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Biography

Andy started writing comedy in 2009 because he was rubbish at jobs. His first script won a national BBC sit-com competition and was read at an Edinburgh Festival showcase. 

In 2011 Andy was awarded the prestigious BBC Radio writer's bursary and has gone on to write and script edit a host of Radio and TV comedy. He currently has a family sit-com in development with the BBC, a children's comedy drama in development with CBBC and is writing a comedy Feed for BBC Three. 


CV

TV

Writer & Creator

Buffering
1 x 20'
 

BBC Comedy Feed

BBC
In Development
 
 

In development 

BBC
 
 

In development. 

CBBC
 

Writer

 

Wrote for the comedy panel show from 2012-2014

BBC
 
 

Structured reality show about a group of celebrity lookalikes 

Channel 4
 
Starring
  • William Andrews
  • Cariad Lloyd
  • Sam Fletcher
  • Kelly-Anne Lyons
  •  

    Writer

    BBC for CBBC
     

    Radio

    Writer

    Producer Sam Bryant
    Starring
  • Sandi Toksvig
  •  
    Writer for series 74-86, running from 2011-2015

    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4
     
    Starring
  • Hugh Dennis
  • Steve Punt
  •  
    Writer for series 33-45, running from 2011-2015

    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4
     
    Starring
  • Simon Evans
  • Tim Harford
  • Merryn Somerset Webb
  •  

    Writer for series 1 and 2, running from 2014-2015 


    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4
     
    Dilemma
    6 x 30'
    2015
    Producer Ed Morrish
    Starring
  • Sue Perkins
  •  

    Writer for series 1-3, running from 2011-2014


    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4
     
    Starring
  • Pam Ayres
  •  
    Writer for series 4 and 5, running from 2012-2014 

    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4 Extra
     
    Producer Lyndsay Fenner & Duncan Middleton
    Starring
  • Justin Edwards
  •  
    Writer for series 4-9, running from 2011-2014 

    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4 Extra
     
    The Headset Set
    6 x 30'
    2015
    Producer Tilusha Ghelani
    Starring
  • Chizzy Akudolu
  • Philip Fox
  • Colin Hoult
  • Paul Sharma
  •  
    Writer for series 1 and 2, running from 2011-2013 

    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4
     
    Starring
  • Alun Cochrane
  •  
    Co-written with Alun Cochrane
    Production Company BBC Productions
    Broadcaster Radio 4
     
    Producer Carl Cooper
    Starring
  • Chris Addison
  • Roisin Conaty
  • Dave Gorman
  • Geoff Lloyd
  •  
    Writer

    Broadcaster BBC Radio 2
     
    Starring
  • Rufus Hound
  •  
    Script writer

    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4
    In development
     
    Producer Sam Michell
    Starring
  • Angus Deayton
  •  
    Script writer

    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4
     
    Starring
  • Andrew Maxwell
  •  
    Script writer

    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4
    In development
     
    Sud's Law
    1 x 30'
    2012
    Producer Ben Walker
    Starring
  • Susan Calman
  • Mark Little
  • Tracy-Ann Oberman
  • Jaci Stephen
  •  
    Script writer

    Broadcaster BBC Radio 2
     
    The Now Show Extra
    13 x 45'
    2012
    Starring
  • Hugh Dennis
  • Steve Punt
  •  
    Behind-the-scenes show featuring extra jokes and clips from the archives

    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4 Extra
     
     
    Provided material for Patrick Kielty as part of 2Day

     
     
    Provided material for the Semi-Final and Final

     
    Starring
  • Dominic Byrne
  • Eddie Izzard
  • Ross Noble
  • Tommy Tiernan
  •  
    Writer

    Broadcaster BBC Radio 1
     
    Producer Bill Dare
    Starring
  • Kevin Bishop
  • Julian Dutton
  • Laurence Howarth
  •  
    Satirical show celebrating Britain's unsung heroes

    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4
     
    Producer Sam Bryant
    Starring
  • Alice Arnold
  • Jon Holmes
  •  
    Writer

    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4
     
    Producer Katie Tyrell
    Starring
  • Lucy Montgomery
  •  
    Writer

    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4
     
    Reception
    1 x 30'
    2011
    Producer Gareth Gwynn
    Starring
  • Gemma Arrowsmith
  • Julian Dutton
  • Lewis MacLeod
  • Thomas Nelstrop
  •  
    Comedy Showcase pilot set behind the scenes at Radio 2

    Broadcaster BBC Radio 2
     
    The News Quiz Extra
    20 x 45'
    2015
    Starring
  • Sandi Toksvig
  •  
    Writer

    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4 Extra
     

    Other

    Writer

     
    Sony Nominated Podcast
     
    Writer Danielle Ward
    Starring
  • Danielle Ward
  •  
    Edinburgh Festival