Natalie Bailey

Director and producer

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Biography

Natalie is a director and producer who started out as an independent film-maker in Australia before moving to London to work with Jo Sargent on Absolutely Fabulous and French & Saunders. 

She later joined Armando Iannucci’s SLAP unit and worked on a slate of hit comedies including the multi-award winning The Thick of It and Time Trumpet

Directing credits include The Thick Of It, Hoff The Record for Dave, Damned starring Jo Brand for Sky, Foreign Bodies by Tom Basden for E4 and new Channel 4 comedy-drama, Loaded.

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TV

Director

Loaded
2 x 45'
Creator Jon Brown
Producer Kate Norrish and Polly Leys
Writer Jon Brown
 

Comedy-drama following four life-long friends who become multi-millionaires - overnight.

Hillbilly Films for Channel 4 and AMC
 
Producer Executive Producers - Joel Wilson and Jamie Campbell
Writer Tom Basden
Starring
  • Anders Hayward
  • Ade Oyefeso
  • Brittney Wilson
  • Alice Lee
  • Tim Key
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    Comedy-drama series by Tom Basden following a motley gang of travelers

    Eleven for E4
     
    Producer Paul Walton
    Starring
  • Magda Szubanski
  • Glenn Robbins
  • Gina Riley
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    McWaters Productions for Comedy Channel, Australia
     
    Creator Krish Majumdar
    Writer Krish Majumdar
    Starring
  • David Hasselhoff
  • Mark Quartley
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    Series following The Hoff (David Hassellhoff) as he moves to the UK

    Me and You Productions for Dave
     
    Damned
    1 x 30'
    Writer Jo Brand and Morwenna Banks
     
    Jo Brand and Alan Davies star as stressed social workers struggling to keep control of their private lives and chaotic office
    What Larks! Productions for Sky Arts
     
    Creator Chris Reddy
    Producer Lucy Robinson
    Starring
  • Sean Verey
  • Scarlett Alice Johnson
  • Yasmin Paige
  • Dylan Edwards
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    A heart-warming comedy following two unlikely young parents-to-be.

    Little Comet for BBC Three
     
    Producer Armando Iannucci
    Starring
  • Roger Allam
  • Peter Capaldi
  • Rebecca Front
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    BBC2
     
    Creator Georgia Pritchett
    Producer Catherine Bailey
    Starring
  • Doon Mackichan
  • Jane Dowden
  • Jessica Gunning
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    A quick-cutting sitcom crossed with a sketch show, set in a hairdressing salon. The owner of Quick Cuts is Sue (Doon Mackichan), who turns a blind eye to the various faults, failings and eccentricities of her staff. 

    Catherine Bailey for BBC Four
     
    Starring
  • Sue Perkins
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    Comedy series following Sara who has had an ultimatum from her best friends. She either comes out to her parents or they will do it for her.

    Red Productions for BBC One
     
    Producer Catherine Gosling
     
    Multi-Cam Studio Pilot
    BBC
     
    Producer Simon London
     

    Sitcom

    Series Director Ed Bye

    BBC3
     
    Producer John Pocock
     
    Children's Sitcom
    BBC1 for CBBC
     
    Producer Jonathan Harvey
     
    Comedy pilot
    BBC3
     

    Producer

    Starring
  • Rebecca Front
  • Morwenna Banks
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    Studio Sitcom Pilot

    Executive Produced by Armando Iannucci & Ali Carron

    BBC2
     

    Director & Producer

     

    Mockumentary

    Executive Produced by Armando Iannucci & Clyde Holcroft

    BBC for BBC1
     

    Associate Producer

    Producer Adam Tandy & Armando Iannucci
     
    Comedy Drama
    BBC for BBC2 / BBC4
     
    Producer Jack Cheshire
     
    Comedy Sketch Series
    BBC for BBC3
     

    Production Team

    Producer Jo Sargent
     

    Part of the production team for Series 5. 

    BBC1
     
    Producer Jo Sargent
     

    Part of the production team 

    BBC1
     
    Producer Adam Tandy & Armando Iannucci
     

    Production Co-Ordintor for Series 1 and Researcher for Series 2

    BBC2 / BBC4
     
    Producer Jon Rolph
     
    Researcher for the factual entertainment series.
    BBC4
     
    Producer Adam Tandy & Armando Iannucci
     
    Part of the production team for the satirical documentary
    BBC3
     
    Producer Adam Tandy & Armando Iannucci
     
    Researcher and writer for the satirical documentary series
    BBC2
     

    Film

    Writer & Director

    Producer Natalie Bailey & Brad MacMillan
     

    Short Comedy Drama shot on 8mm film.

    Screened at WOW Festival & Shortlisted Brisbane Fast Film Festival.


     
     

    Short Comedy shot on 16mm film.

    Funded by SBS & W.I.F.T

    Transmitted as part of A Dozen Eggs

    Five Foot Flics, Australia
     
    Exit
    Best New Female Filmmaker - QLD New Filmmakers Awards
     

    Short drama shot on 16mm film

    Funded by Pacific Film & Television Commission

    Five Foot Flics, Australia
     

    Other

    Director

     

    Comedy Drama Additional Scenes & Interviews

    BBC4 Red Button/DVD/Online

    Produced by Jonathan Harvey

     
     

    Online Sitcom for BBC Comedy Online

    Produced by John Pocock

     
     

    Sketches for BBC Comedy Online

    Produced by Gareth Edwards

     
     

    Sketches for BBC Comedy Online

    Produced by Gareth Edwards

     
    Producer J. Harvey
     

    Links and Interviews for Red Button and DVD extras

    Produced by J. Harvey

     

    Producer

     

    Animated Sketches, Deleted Scene & Interviews for BBC2 Red Button/DVD/ Comedy Online

    Executive Produced by Will Saunders

     
     

    Animated Sitcom Shorts for BBC Comedy Online/ Trunk

    Executive Produced by Will Saunders

     

    Director & Producer

     

    Mockumentary for BBC 2 Red Button/ Online

    Executive Produced by Will Saunders

     
     

    Celebrity Mockumentary Sketches for BBC Comedy Online

    Executive Produced by Will Saunders

     
     

    Sketches for BBC Comedy Online.

    Executive Produced by Will Saunders