Jack Cheshire

Comedy writer and producer

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Biography

Jack Cheshire is a comedy writer and producer. He has worked in live comedy, animated shows and topical shows. 

In 2008 he created and produced the CGI sketch show, The Wrong Door, which was nominated for a Best Comedy Award at the Rose d'Or Festival.

After working as Head of New Comedy at the BBC Jack is now freelance and developing projects for several production companies. 

CV

Television
Producer
Very Few Fish 1 x 30'
2013
BBC Productions for BBC3
Producer Jack Cheshire
Writer Tom Basden
Starring Aisling Bea, John Dagleish, Jordan Dawes, Tim Key & Annabel Scholey

Comedy taster

Chris Ramsey's Comedy Fringe 4 x 30'
2012
BBC Productions for BBC3
Producer Jack Cheshire
Director Richard Valentine
Writer Chris Ramsey
Starring Chris Ramsey

Show providing daily updates from the Edinburgh Festival 2012

The Tape Face Tapes 2012
BBC3
Producer Jack Cheshire
Director Al Campbell
Starring Sam Wills

Comedy feed starring The Boy with Tape on His Face

Chris Moyle's Comedy Empire 2012
BBC3
Producer Jack Cheshire
Director Julia Knowles
Writer Nico Tatarowicz
Starring Arnab Chanda, Marlon Davis, Chris Moyles, Ava Vidal & Mark Watson

Gala evening of comedy hosted to launch the London Festival

BBC Proms: The Comedy Prom 1 x 120'
2011
BBC for BBC2
Producer Jack Cheshire
Director Richard Valentine
Starring Doc Brown, Jules Buckley, Susan Bullock, Tim Minchin & Sue Perkins

Television broadcast of the first ever Comedy Prom, hosted by Tim Minchin

Three @ The Fringe 4 x 30'
2011
BBC for BBC3
Producer Jack Cheshire
Director Richard Valentine
Starring Charlie Baker, Russell Kane & Lee Nelson

Television broadcast of top comedy acts from the 2011 Edinburgh Fringe Festival

2010 Unwrapped 1 x 60'
2010
BBC for BBC2
Producer Jack Cheshire
Director Alex Walsh-Taylor
Starring Rich Fulcher, Miranda Hart, Miles Jupp, Chris Packham & Isy Suttie

Comedy round-up of the year's events

Big Babies 13 x 15'
2010
BBC for CBBC
Producer Jack Cheshire
Director Jon Riche
Writer Spencer Jones & Jon Riche
Starring Doc Brown, Martin Collins, Nick Helm, Sharon Horgan & Dan Kirwan

 
MeeBox 4 x 30'
2008
BBC for BBC3
Producer Jack Cheshire
Director Adam Buxton & Dougal Wilson
Writer Adam Buxton
Starring Matt Berry, Joanna Bobbin, Adam Buxton, Jo Neary & John Pocock

 
Vidiotic 1 x 30'
2008
Marmalade Studios for BBC3
Producer Jack Cheshire
Director Natalie Bailey
Writer John Harvey & Will Dixon
Starring Tom Andrews, Philip Arditti, Susie Healey, Lyndon Ogbourne & Susie Healey

 
Time Trumpet 6 x 30'
2006
BBC for BBC2
Creator Armando Iannucci
Producer Jack Cheshire
Starring Richard Ayoade, Adam Buxton , Matthew Holness & Armando Iannucci

Cult hit comedy set in the future

The Comic Side of 7 Days 3 x 30'
2005
BBC3
Creator Tony Roche
Producer Jack Cheshire
Starring Danny Bhoy, Germaine Greer, Mark Thomas & Gina Yashere

Topical comedy show

The Last Word 2005
More 4
Producer Jack Cheshire

 
2004:The Stupid Version 2004
BBC3
Producer Jack Cheshire

 
The Mark Steel Lectures 6 x 30'
2004
BBC4
Producer Jack Cheshire
Starring Mark Steel

 
Bremner, Bird & Fortune 85 x 60'
2003
Vera Productions for Channel 4
Producer Jack Cheshire
Starring Rory Bremner, John Bird & John Fortune

Wildly popular impression and satire show.

Mark Thomas' Secret Map Of Britain 1 x 50'
2002
Channel 4
Producer Jack Cheshire

Comedy agitprop

Dispatches: The Nuclear Files 1 x 60'
2000
Vera Productions for Channel 4
Producer Jack Cheshire

Documentary

Smile! 1999
Channel 4
Producer Jack Cheshire

 
Thomas Country 1999
Channel 4
Producer Jack Cheshire
Starring Mark Thomas

Political comedy series

The Mark Thomas Product 45 x 60'
1998
Channel 4
Producer Jack Cheshire
Starring Mark Thomas

Political activism and comedy

Writer and Producer
Not Tonight With John Sergeant 1 x 45'
2005
Cheeky Productions for ITV1
Producer Jack Cheshire
Writer Jack Cheshire
Starring Martin Freeman , Jeremy Hardy & John Sergeant

 
Creator and Writer
Hounded 13 x 30'
2010
BBC for CBBC
Creator Jack Cheshire
Producer Jack Cheshire
Writer Jack Cheshire
Starring Rufus Hound

New children's comedy

The Wrong Door 6 x 30'
2008
BBC3
Creator Jack Cheshire
Writer Jack Cheshire
Starring Pippa Haywood & Ingrid Oliver

Comedy sketch show

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