Adam Kay

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Book

TV

Writer & Creator

DirectorAlex Winkler and Ben Kellett
Starring
  • Elis James
  • Kadiff Kirwan
  • Cariad Lloyd
  • Ricky Champ
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    Original comedy series for BBC Three written with Dan Swimer about a young man sentenced to two years in a Young Offenders Institution

    BBC for BBC Three
      

    Writer

    Starring
  • Katy Wix
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    Contributing sketch writers
    Roughcut TV for Channel 4
      
    Starring
  • Lorna Watson
  • Ingrid Oliver
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    Contributing sketch writers
    BBC 2
      

    Additional Writer

    CreatorJulie Thacker Scully
    ProducerJames Farrell
    DirectorBen Taylor

    Our Ex-Wife is created and written by former The Simpsons writer Julie Thacker Scully and stars Robert Webb as divorcee Jack 

    BBC for BBC Two
      
    CreatorSam Leifer
    WriterDan Swimer

    Co-written with Dan Swimer

    Rise Films for ITV2
      
    CreatorJessica Hynes
    ProducerEmma Strain
    DirectorChristine Gernon

    BBC Comedy created by and starring Jessica Hynes. Nominated for Best Situation Comedy at the Writers Guild Awards 2014

    BBC for BBC Two
      
    ProducerStephen McCrum
    Starring
  • Katy Brand
  • Rufus Jones
  • Paul Kaye
  • Lucy Montgomery
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    Additional writing on popular BBC comedy series
    BBC3
      

    Theatre

    Writer

    Radio

    Writer & Performer

    Radio 4 show featuring comedy sketches and satirical comments

    Production Company BBC
    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4
      

    Regular contributor to comic Fred MacAulay‚Äôs topical show. Running for 2011-2015. 


    Broadcaster BBC Radio Scotland
      

    Writer

    Topical radio show

    Production Company BBC
    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4
      

    Comedy sketch show, created by and starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb

    Production Company BBC
    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4
      

    Topical panel quiz show, taking its questions from the week's news stories

    Production Company BBC
    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4
      

    Other

    Writer

    Writer for series of animations based on the drawings of Chris (Simpsons Artist) - a popular cartoonist with over 500,000 Facebook fans for BBC Online

      

    Features writer for Cosmopolitan magazine writing humorous medical articles

      

    Copywriting, script editing and gag passes on numerous TV and radio commercials for brands such as Warburtons, Virgin, Anchor, Aegon, Walkers, Nationwide and Winner Bingo

      

    Writer & Performer & Creator

    Adam Kay created and performed two critically acclaimed shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2016; Fingering a Minor on the Piano and The Remains of Tom Lehrer.