Jon Brown

Writer for TV and film 

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Biography

Jon is a BAFTA winning scriptwriter for film and TV.  

Past credits include episodes of Peep Show, Misfits, Fresh Meat, Babylon and Veep

Jon's original comedy drama series Loaded, about four friends who become multi-millionaires overnight, aired on Channel 4 in 2017. His new comedy series Dead Pixels, about a group of obsessive gamers, finished shooting in 2017 and will air on Channel 4 later this year. He is currently writing an episode of Succession, HBO's new show created by Jesse Armstrong. 

On the feature side, Jon is working with Aardman and has an original in development, Decompression, at Film4 with Warp. His debut feature, Cuban Fury, was produced by Big Talk/Studio Canal and starred Nick Frost, Chris O'Dowd and Olivia Coleman.

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TV

Writer & Creator

Producer Matthew Mulot
Starring
  • Alexa Davies
  • Ethan Lawrence
  • Jamie Demetriou
  •  

    New comedy series about obsessive gamers swapping between their real and online lives. 

    Various Artists for Channel 4
     
    Loaded
    8 x 45'
    Producer Exec Producers - Kate Norrish and Polly Leys
    Director Natalie Thomas
    Starring
  • Jim Howick
  • Lolly Adefope
  •  

    Original comedy-drama series that follows four life-long friends who become multi-millionaires - overnight.

    Hillbilly Films / Keshet TV for Channel 4
     
    88 Keys
    1 x 30
    Producer Nira Park
    Director Martin Dennis
    Starring
  • Tim Minchin
  • Lucy Punch
  • Kayvan Novak
  • Gwyneth Keyworth
  •  

    A new sitcom pilot starring award-winning stand-up and composer, Tim Minchin. 

    Big Talk Productions for BBC
    In development
     

    Writer

    Succession
    Staff Writer
    Creator Jesse Armstrong
     

    New drama following the saga of the Roys, a fictional American global-media family. 

    HBO
    In Development
     
    Creator Fintan Ryan
    Producer Petra Fried
    Starring
  • Michael Socha
  • Michaela Coel
  •  

    Original sci-fi comedy series about a group of aliens forced to live in a ghetto.

    Clerkenwell Films for E4
     
    Creator Sam Bain & Jesse Armstrong
    Starring
  • Jack Whitehall
  • Zawe Ashton
  • Joe Thomas
  • Greg McHugh
  •  

    Critically acclaimed comedy drama about a group of students struggling through university.

    Objective Productions for Channel 4
     
    Babylon
    2 x 60'
    Creator Jesse Armstrong and Sam Bain
    Producer Robert Jones
    Director Danny Boyle, Jan S Baird
     

    New cop-based comedy drama exec produced by Danny Boyle and starring Brit Marling, Jimmy Nesbitt, Paterson Joseph, Jill Halfpenny and many more. 

    Robert Jones Company for Channel 4
     
    Mongrels: Series 1 & 2
    RTS Craft Award for Production Design
    8 x 30'
    Producer Stephen McCrum
    Starring
  • Katy Brand
  • Rufus Jones
  • Paul Kaye
  • Lucy Montgomery
  •  

    Puppet comedy about a group of animals living in an urban backyard.

    BBC for BBC3
     
    No Heroics
    2 x 30'
    Producer Drew Pearce
    Director Ben Gregor
    Starring
  • Patrick Baladi
  • Nicholas Burns
  • Claire Keelan
  • James Lance
  •  

    Comedy about a group of old friends, who also happen to be off-duty superheroes.

    Tiger Aspect for ITV1
     
    Veep, Series 4
    Associate Producer / 1 x 30'
    Creator Armando Iannucci
    Starring
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus
  • Timothy Simons
  • Reid Scott
  •  

    Emmy-award winning sitcom based in the Vice President's office at the White House.

    HBO
     
    Creator Howard Overman
    Producer Matt Strevens
    Starring
  • Robert Sheehan
  • Nathan Stewart-Jarret
  • Antonia Thomas
  • Iwan Rheon
  •  

    Hit comedy drama about a group of young offenders who discover they have superpowers whilst doing community service.

    Clerkenwell Films for E4
     
    Creator Sam Bain & Jesse Armstrong
    Starring
  • David Mitchell
  • Robert Webb
  •  

    Hit comedy series about a pair of twenty-something roommates.

    Objective Productions for Channel 4
     

    Additional Writer

    Producer Emma Strain
    Director Juliet May
    Starring
  • Tom Ellis
  • Sarah Hadland
  • Patricia Hodge
  • Miranda Hart
  •  

    Critically acclaimed comedy sitcom starring Miranda Hart.

    BBC for BBC2
     

    Film

    Writer

    Producer Robin Gutch
     

    An original comedy-drama feature about a group of friends sent to 'decompress' in Cyprus after their time in Afghanistan.

    Warp Films
    In Development
     
    Cuban Fury
    Feature
    Producer Nira Park
    Director James Griffiths
    Starring
  • Nick Frost
  • Chris O'Dowd
  • Rashida Jones
  • Olivia Coleman
  •  

    Comedy feature starring Nick Frost as a former UK Junior Salsa Champion who makes comeback 22 years after his career was ruined by a rival dancer.

    Studio Canal
    Big Talk Productions