George Kay most recently co-created and wrote STAG for BBC 2. Prior to that, he wrotethe final series of MY MAD FAT DIARY for Channel 4.
Formerly Head of Development at Twenty Twenty Television and Head of Factual at Blast! Films, George became a full-time writer in 2009 to concentrate on his first paid script commission, the feature GOOD LUCK ANTHONY BELCHER which went on to win the Brit List.
Since then, George has written episodes of some of the UK biggest TV dramas, including THE TUNNEL for Sky, and THE HOUR and OUR ZOO for BBC. He also wrote and directed DOUBLE LESSON for Channel 4, a darkly comic monologue performed by Phil Davis.
His short film credits include BITTER, produced by Michael Winterbottom, and BARBADOS starring Michael Sheen. Previously he wrote the short films GOODBYE TO THE NORMALS and WHERE HAVE I BEEN ALL YOUR LIFE?
In this comedy of errors a father confesses a crime to his young son when he thinks he's been busted by the police.
Our Zoo is based on the extraordinary story of the eccentric Mottershead family who, despite staunch opposition and personal sacrifice, established Chester Zoo in the 1930s.
10 part Anglo-French co-production, based on Scandinavian format, The Bridge. The discovery of a body on a channel tunnel train launches a joint police investigation between the two jurisdictions.
Writer & Director
Creator & Writer
Original musical drama about the reunion of an all female band.
Original police thriller
Writer & Executive Producer
Set in Stamford, Lincolnshire in 1996, My Mad Fat Diary follows the story of 16-year-old, 16 stone girl, Rae Earl, who has just left a psychiatric hospital, where she has spent four months.