Stewart Thomson

Writer for film and television
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Biography

Stewart is from Glasgow and a graduate of the National Film andTelevision School.

In 2013 Stewart's comedy pilot Skwibs was chosen as one of the prestigious Rocliffe Bafta Comedies. Previously Stewart was selected to take part in the Channel 4 ‘Coming Up' scheme and was nominated for aScottish BAFTA for his animated piece Bill's Visitors.  

His feature Beating the Drum is currently being developed by BBC Films and Creative Scotland. Rocket Surgery, a comedy feature selected for Lo-Fi, the Scottish low-budget film initiative, and will go into production later this year.

Stewart's debut play, Frank's Dead, is part of Òran Mór’s 2014 lunchtime theatre programme, A Play, a Pie and a Pint. Stewart's comedy feed Pumped went live on BBC3 on September 1st 2016 - a funny, brash comedy about growing up in Scotland. 

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TV

Writer & Creator

PJ 4000
Pilot for 6 x 30'
 
Children's television series
In development
 
Director Hope Dickson Leach
Starring
  • Edyta Budnik
  • Ann Downie
  • James Grant
  • Jamie Quinn
  •  
    One-off film as part of the Coming Up strand
    Coming Up for Channel 4
     
    Welcome To Rebellion
    Pilot for 6 x 60'
     
    In development
     
    Skwibs
    Rocliffe Comedy Writing Award
    Pilot for 6 x 30'
     
    Part of the Rocliffe Comedy Award
     
    Producer Ben Farrell
     

    In Development.

    Objective Productions
     
    Producer Steven Canny
    Director Adam Miller
    Starring
  • iain Stirling
  • James Allenby-Kirk
  • Kadiff Kirwan
  •  

    In-house comedy feed. 

    BBC
    In Development
     

    Film

    Writer

     

    Family Film

    Pistachio Pictures
    In Development
     
    Producer Innes Moore
    Director Lynsey Miller
     
    Comedy about a table tennis club in Glasgow
    BBC Films
    In development
     
    Director Nicky Lianos
     
    Alien invasion comedy set in small-town Scotland
    Lo-Fi
    In development
     
    Bill's Visitors
    Scottish Bafta Award for Best Animation
    Producer Innis Moore
    Director Simon Deshon
     
    Animation nominated for a Scottish Bafta
    National Film and Television School
     

    Theatre

    Writer

     
    Part of Òran Mór’s lunchtime theatre programme, A Play, a Pie and a Pint
    Òran Mór