Mark Grimmer

Writer and producer for film, television and theatre

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Biography

Mark is a scriptwriter whose credits include Spilt Milk, which featured Ben Whishaw, Jodie Whittaker and Robert Bathurst and was awarded the Royal Television Society Student Award for Best Entertainment, Medics and Lovesick with Clerkenwell Films & Netflix.

Mark is also a founding director of Fifty Nine Productions, a film and new media production company. Stage credits include War Horse (National Theatre / Lincoln Center Theater), Satyagraha (English National Opera), Doctor Atomic (Metropolitan Opera New York) and they are currently working on an adaptation of Solaris.

Film production credits include the multi award-winning A Family Portrait, directed by Joseph Pierce, which was longlisted for the 2012 Academy Awards for Best Animated Short and The Pub, which won the World Animation Award at Leeds International Film Festival 2012.

His original comedy pilot, Thin Ice, with Liz Meriwether and Ed Macdonald for Fox shot in early 2017. 

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TV

Writer & Creator

Creator Liz Meriwether, Mark Grimmer and Ed Macdonald
Producer EP - Katherine Pope
Writer Liz Meriwether, Mark Grimmer and Ed Macdonald
Starring
  • Bridgit Mendler
  • Ian Harding
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    Original comedy about a woman who reclaims her dreams
    when she finds herself in an expedition in Antarctica, surrounded by a group of brilliant misfits.

    20th Century Fox Television
    In Development
     
    Medics
    Pilot
    Producer Murray Ferguson
    Director Dominic Brigstocke
    Starring
  • Daniel Ings
  • Jessie Cave
  •  

    Comedy pilot for Comedy Central about a group of misfit medical students living and training together.

    Clerkenwell Films for Comedy Central
     

    Writer

    Producer Alex Walsh-Taylor
    Director Gordon Anderson
    Starring
  • Johnny Flynn
  • Daniel Ings
  • Antonia Thomas
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    Hit sitcom revolving around a group of English friends and their romantic lives.

    Clerkenwell Films for Netflix
     
    Producer Nerys Evans
    Director Ben Gregor
    Starring
  • Simon Farnaby
  • Stefan Abingdon
  • Ashley Horne
  • Dru Wakely
  •  

    Comedy series about the lives of the popular band.

    Warp for E4
     
    Director Joseph Pierce
     
    Animated series of shorts co-created with Joseph Pierce
    Ruby Films
     
    Starring
  • Robert Bathurst
  • Jodie Whittaker
  • Joseph Marcell
  •  

    Comedy sketch show taking a warped look at 21st Century life.

    NFTS for BBC Northern Ireland
     
    Misfits
    Material for the online series and DVD extras.
    Creator Howard Overman
     

    Acclaimed comedy series about a group of young people who find they have super powers.


    Clerkenwell Films
     

    Film

    Writer

     

    A film adaptation of Mark O'Rowe's play Terminus with animation by Joseph Pierce.

    Film4
    Cuba Pictures