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David Schneider

Actor and writer

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Biography

David is a comedy writer and performer who has written and appeared in some of the most iconic programmes of recent years.

He wrote and appeared in Alan Partridge; Knowing Me, Knowing You, The Day Today and Friday Night Armistice. David featured in films as varied as Mission Impossible and Horrid Henry. The second series of his sitcom Births, Deaths and Marriages in which he starred, recently aired on Radio 4.

An avid tweeter with a staggering 160,000 followers and counting, David recently set up his own social media agency called That Lot. He now gives masterclassses, workshops and talks on how best to use Twitter and other Social Media and the wide impact it can have on people and businesses. David has given keynote speeches at various industry and academic events as well as workshops for the companies like the Guardian and BBC News as well as acting as a consultatnt to numerous brands. His recent TEDx Talk - 'Is the Internet Making Us More Stupider' - will be online soon.

 

CV

Television
Performer
Plebs
FULVIO
Director Sam Leifer

ITV
Whitechapel
Marcus Salter
Director John Strickland

Carnival Film & TVITV
How Not To Live Your Life
Derek
Director Dan Clark

Brown Eyed Boy
Little Howard's Big Question
Alan Monster
Director Kez Margrie

BBC
My Family
Solicitor
Director Ed Bye

BBC
Hotel Babylon
Dan Black
Director Sam Miller

Carnival Film & Television
Uncle Max
Uncle Max
Director Phil Trail

Little Bird
More
The Ten Commandments
Tobia
Director Robert Dawnhelm

Hallmark
Shane - 2 series
Bazza
Director Audrey Cooke

Avalon
The Horror Of...
 
Director Kathy Myers

BBC
Gimme Gimme Gimme
Neville
Director Liddy Oldroyd

Tiger Aspect/BBC
The Peter Principle (2 series)
Bradley Wilson
Director Dan Paterson

Hat Trick/BBC
I'm Alan Partridge
Tony Hayers
Director Armando Iannucci

BBC
More
Mr Bean
Karate Instructor
Director Robin Driscoll

ITV
Paris
Butler
Director Sioned William

C4
Glam Metal Detectives
Lucifer
Director Peter Richardson

Comic Strip/BBC
Life's A Bitch
Martin
Director Coky Giedroyc

C4
Kavanagh QC
Martin Haslam
Director Chris Kelly

ITV
Go Now - Screen Two
Stamford Hill Cowboy
Director David Hare

BBC
Heading Home - Screen Two
Stamford Hill Cowboy
Director David Hare

BBC
Up To Something
Various
Director Mike Leggo

BBC
Writer
Fit 13 x 30'
2013
Citrus for CBBC
Producer James Serafinowicz
Director Al Campbell
Writer David Schneider
Starring Aisling Bea, Camilla Marie Beeput, Sarah Pascoe, Tony Way & Dan Wright

Sketch writer

Who Let the Dogs Out 6 x 30'
2011
BBC Productions for CBBC
Producer Zak George
Director Yvonne Jennings
Writer David Schneider
Starring Zak George & Rik Mayall

Children's comedy

Script Editor
People Just Do Nothing 1 x 30'
2012
Roughcut Television for BBC3 Online
Producer Tim Sealey

Mockumentary about three wasters from Brentwood trying to run a pirate radio station

Performer and Writer
Uncle Max
 
Director Phil Trail
Writer David Schneider

Little Bird/ITV
Friday Night Armistice (3 series)
 
Director Sarah Smith
Writer David Schneider

BBC
Election Night Armistice
 
Director Sarah Smith
Writer David Schneider

BBC
Knowing Me Knowing You
 
Director Armando Iannucci
Writer David Schneider

BBC
The Day Today
 
Director Armando Iannucci
Writer David Schneider

BBC
Radio
Performer and Writer
From Fact to Fiction 1 x 13'
   
Writer David Schneider
Starring David Schneider

 
BBC Radio 4
Knowing Me Knowing You
   
Director Armando Iannucci
Writer David Schneider

 
Radio 4
On The Hour
   
Director Armando Iannucci
Writer David Schneider

 
Radio 4
Performer, Creator and Writer
Births, Deaths and Marriages: Series 2 6 x 30'
   
Creator David Schneider
Producer Simon Jacobs
Writer David Schneider
Starring Sally Bretton, Sarah Hadland, Sandy McDade, David Schneider & Russell Tovey

Second series of the comedy set in a Local Authority Register Office

 
Unique RadioBBC Radio 4
Births, Deaths and Marriages 6 x 30'
   
Creator David Schneider
Producer Kerry Luter
Writer David Schneider
Starring Sally Bretton, Sarah Hadland, Sandy McDade, David Schneider & Russell Tovey

Comedy set in a Local Authority Register Office

 
Unique RadioBBC Radio 4
Performer
From A to B
   
Director David Ian Neville

 
Radio 4
The Recorded Highlights of Humble Bee
   
Director Marilyn Imare

 
Radio 4
Ninety Nine Pence Challenge
   
Director David Tyler

 
Radio 4
Exchange In Bialystock
   
Director David Iain Neville

 
Radio 4
Theatre
Performer
A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum
Lycus
Director Ed Hall

National Theatre
More
Ghetto
Yosef Gerstein
Director Nicholas Hytner

National Theatre
Fuente Ovejuna
 
Director Declan Donnelan

National Theatre
Good Person Of Sichuan
 
Director Deborah Warner

National Theatre
Peer Gynt
 
Director Declan Donnelan

National Theatre
Just So
 
Director Mike Ockrent

Tricycle Theatre
Performer and Writer
The Eleventh Commandment
 
Director Matthew Lloyd
Writer David Schneider

Hampstead Theatre
Writer
Making Stalin Laugh 2010

Writer David Schneider

Stageplay charting the history of the Moscow State Yiddish Theatre from its heyday in the 1920s until its liquidation in 1952

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Film
Writer
Arthur Christmas Feature
Nov 2011
Aardman Features
Director Sarah Smith
Writer David Schneider
Starring Hugh Laurie, James McAvoy, Bill Nighy & Imelda Staunton

Additional Story Material for the hit animation

Performer
Horrid Henry
Soggy Sid
Director Maggie Alderson

Henry Productions
The Infidel Feature
Monty
Director Josh Appignanesi

Solly Films
More
Scoop Feature
Joe's Co-Passenger
Director Woody Allen

Jelly Roll Productions
Fat Slags Feature
Tanner
Director Ed Bye

Funny Films
Churchill - The Hollywood Years
Goebels
Director Peter Richardson

Littlebird
Blackball Feature
Young Buck Reporter
Director Mel Smith

Midfield Films
Cheeky Feature
Todd
Director David Thewlis

Cheeky Films Ltd
28 Days Later
Scientist
Director Danny Boyle

DNA Films
A Knight's Tale Feature
Sony
Director Brian Helgeland

Columbia Pictures
You're Dead Feature
Ian
Director Andy Hurst

Streamline
Comic Act Feature
 
Director Jack Hazan

Spider
The Tribe Feature
 
Director Stephen Poliakoff

BBC Films
Mission: Impossible Feature
Train Engineer
Director Brian de Palma

Paramount
Crazy Hands Short
Spencer

Graley Bros Ltd
Other
Performer
The Jason Lewis Experience