Robert Evans

Series creator, actor and television writer
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Biography

Rob is a BAFTA nominated TV writer and format creator who has multiple comedy and comedy-drama projects in development.

He created the smash hit teen sitcom Sadie J, which ran for three seasons on CBBC/BBC1. The show was also a big success around the globe, selling to over 20 countries including the STARZ network in the USA. In 2014 he created, wrote and starred in Edge of Heaven for ITV1.

Rob is currently a key member of the writing team for Ruth Jones' hit SKY1 comedy Stella, whilst also developing various projects for the BBC, Tiger Aspect and Yalli Productions. 


CV

TV

Writer & Creator

 

Original comedy drama series co-created with Miranda Hart for Disney UK.

Disney UK
 
Dick Diaries
1 x 30’
 

Original comedy pilot in development with Tiger Aspect.

Tiger Aspect
In Development
 
Feeder
1 x 30’
 

Original comedy pilot co-created with Jayde Adams for C4

King Bert for Channel 4
In Development
 
 

Original drama series idea optioned by Hartswood Productions.

Hartswood Films
In development
 
 

Original comedy pilot in development with King Bert Productions.

King Bert
In development
 
 

Original comedy drama pilot in development with CBBC.

King Bert
In development
 
Producer Bert Gray
 

Original comedy

Yalli Productions
In Development
 
Out of It
1 x 60'
Producer Exec - Pete Thornton
 

Original comedy. 

Tiger Aspect
In Development
 
Cynthia
3 x 15'
Producer Gareth Gwenlan
Director Gareth Gwenlan
Starring
  • Johnny Tudor
  •  
    Mockumentary mini-series
    BBC Wales for BBC1 Wales
     
    Producer John Montague
     

    Non TX Pilot 

    BBC North for BBC3
     
     
    Comedy following thirteen year old Sadie Jones as she solves the problems of those around her, including her single dad
    CBBC
     
     

    Comedy Pilot 

    NBCUniversal
    In development
     
    Grounded
    1 X 30
     

    Comedy Pilot 

    ITV Studios
     
     
    Comedy-drama project
    Objective for ITV1
     
     
    Comedy Project
    BBC for BBC1
     
     
    Comedy-drama project
    Shed Productions for ITV2
     
     
    Lovely Day Productions
    In Development
     
    Starring
  • Marcia Warren
  • Camille Coduri
  •  
    New comedy drama series charting life at Margate’s finest (and indeed only) 1980s inspired B&B
    Hartswood for ITV 1
     

    Writer

     

    Multiple episodes commissioned for brand new Disney UK drama.

    Disney UK
     
     

    Writing for the second series of the hit ABC/BBC children’s comedy.

    ABC/BBC
     
     

    Live-Action series inspired by original Israeli series

    Zodiak/The Foundation for Disney
     
    Producer Steven Andrew
     
    Zodiac for CBBC
     
     
    Tidy Productions for Sky One
     
    North Star
    2 x 22'
     

    Live-action musical series remake of the Disney Channel Israel original series

    The Foundation TV for Disney
     
    Creator Mandie Fletcher
    Producer Bert Gray
    Director Mandie Fletcher
     
    Yalli Productions
     
    Stella
    Multiple Series
    Producer David Peet
    Starring
  • Ruth Jones
  •  
    Comedy about a single mum juggling the demands of life created by and starring Ruth Jones
    Tidy Productions for Sky1
     
    Producer Bethan Jones and Helen Raynor
    Director Rhys Powys
     
    Comedy miniseries
    BBC2 Wales
     
     
    Wrote one episode
    BBC for BBC2 Wales
     
    Producer John Pocock
    Director Natalie Bailey
    Starring
  • Sheila Bernette
  • Gary Damer
  • Dominique Moore
  • Sam Phillips
  •  
    Children's series set in a crazy hotel
    CBBC for BBC1
     
    Spliced
    1 x 30'
     
    Pilot script for original comedy series
    BBC for BBC 1
     
     
    Pilot script for original drama series developed with Rhiannon Cousins
    ITV Productions for ITV Wales
     
     
    Pilot for sketch show
    Forget About It TV
     
    Director Ashley Way
    Starring
  • Di Botcher
  • Charles Dale
  • Donna Edwards
  • Eve Myles
  •  
    Drama series revolving around the Lewis family
    BBC for BBC 1 Wales
     
     
    Animated comedy series
    Griffilms
     
    Producer Gareth Gwenlan
    Director Dewi Humphreys
    Starring
  • John Challis
  • Jack Doolan
  • Sue Holderness
  • Ivan Kaye
  •  
    Drama following a car salesman and his wife as they start a new life in a rambling farmhouse in Shropshire
    Shazam Productions for BBC1
     
     
    Pilot for original sitcom idea
    BBC Wales
     
    Producer Jonathan Phillips
    Director Simon Hynd
    Starring
  • Jennifer Black
  • Sebastian Charles
  • Nicola Duffell
  • Rory Elrick
  •  
    Comedy drama about a schoolboy turned private detective
    CBBC for BBC1
     
     
    Comedy script under option
    Pozzitive
     
    Producer Sioned Wiliam, Steve Doherty
    Director Amy Neil
    Starring
  • Spencer Brown
  • Emma Kennedy
  •  
    Comedy following Welsh celebrity wannabe Rhian Davies as she auditions for Big Brother
    Boomerang for Channel 4
     
    Tonightly
    16 x 30'
    Producer Nathan Eastwood
    Director Tim Van Someren
    Starring
  • Paul Kaye
  • Jason Manford
  • Andi Osho
  • Mark Talbot
  •  
    Sketch writer
    Objective Productions for Channel 4
     

    Performer

    Camp Gary 
    Director John Henderson & Sandy Johnson
     
    Hartswood for ITV
     
    Gwyn Thomas 
    Director Tony Dow
     
    Tidy Productions for Sky 1
     
    Captain Skylo 
    Director Rebecca Gatwood, Chloe Thomas, Dez McCarthy
     
    BBC for CBBC
     
    Phil Foskin 
    Director Sarah O'Gorman
     
    BBC for BBC 3
     
    Reporter 
    Director Griff Rowland
     
    BBC for BBC 1
     
    Norbert 
    Director Griff Rowland
     
    Boomerang for S4C
     
    Robin 
    Director Amy Neil
     
    Boomerang
     
    Gavin  
    Director Gareth Gwenlan
     
    BBC Wales for BBC 1
     
    Keith Webber 
    Director Gareth Gwenlan
     
    BBC Wales
     

    Creator & Writer

    Radio

    Writer

    Belonging
    6 x 30'
    2008
    Starring
  • Charles Dale
  • Donna Edwards
  •  
    Radio spinoff of the popular television drama
    Production Company BBC Radio Wales
     

    Performer

    Scorer 
    Director David Peet
     
    Production Company Tidy Productions
    Broadcaster BBC Radio Wales
     

    Film

    Writer

    Producer Peter Edwards
    Director Tony Forster
     
    ITV1 Wales

     
    Producer Leigh-Ann Regan
     
    Comedy script under option

     
     
    Commissioned to rewrite animation script
    Griffilms
     
     
    Slingshot Studios/Second Picture Syndrome