Jon Brown

Writer for TV and film 

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Biography

Jon is a BAFTA winning scriptwriter for film and TV.  

Credits include Peep Show, Misfits, Fresh Meat, Babylon and Veep. Current projects include an original TV project in development with Hillbilly/Keshet for Channel 4 Drama and a comedy with Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong.

On the feature side, Jon is working with Aardman and has an original in development at Film4 with Warp. His debut feature, Cuban Fury, was produced by Big Talk/Studio Canal and starred Nick Frost, Chris O'Dowd and Olivia Coleman.



CV

TV

Writer & Creator

Loaded
8 x 45'
Producer Polly Leys
 

Eight part comedy-drama for Channel 4

Hillbilly Films / Keshet TV for Channel 4
In development
 
 

An original comedy set in the cut throat banking world, following a group of interns trying to make their way to the top 

Warp
In development
 
88 Keys
1 x 30
Producer Nira Park
Director Martin Dennis
Starring
  • Tim Minchin
  • Lucy Punch
  • Kayvan Novak
  • Gwyneth Keyworth
  •  

    A new sitcom pilot starring award-winning stand-up and composer, Tim Minchin. 

    Big Talk Productions for BBC
    In development
     

    Writer

    Aliens
    1 x 60'
    Creator Fintan Ryan
    Producer Petra Fried
     

    New sci-fi comedy series for E4 which will start shooting in Autumn 2015

    Clerkenwell Films for E4
    In development
     
    Creator Sam Bain & Jesse Armstrong
     
    Objective Productions for Channel 4
     
    Starring
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus
  •  

    Writing an episode of the Emmy-award winning sit com based in The White House.

    HBO
     
    Creator Sam Bain & Jesse Armstrong
    Starring
  • Jack Whitehall
  •  
    The critically acclaimed student comedy drama Fresh Meat
    Objective Productions for Channel 4
     
    Babylon
    2 x 60'
    Creator Jesse Armstrong and Sam Bain
    Producer Robert Jones
    Director Danny Boyle, Jan S Baird
     

    New cop-based comedy drama exec produced by Danny Boyle and starring Brit Marling, Jimmy Nesbitt, Paterson Joseph, Jill Halfpenny and many more. 

    Robert Jones Company for Channel 4
     
    Starring
  • Joe Gilgun
  • Matthew McNulty
  • Nathan Stewart-Jarrett
  •  
    Clerkenwell Films for E4
     
    Creator Sam Bain & Jesse Armstrong
    Starring
  • Jack Whitehall
  •  
    Objective Productions for Channel 4
     
    Starring
  • Joe Gilgun
  • Matthew McNulty
  • Nathan McMullen
  •  
    Clerkenwell Films for E4
     
    Creator Sam Bain & Jesse Armstrong
    Starring
  • Jack Whitehall
  • Zawe Ashton
  • Joe Thomas
  • Greg McHugh
  •  
    Objective Productions for Channel 4
     
    Producer Stephen McCrum
    Starring
  • Katy Brand
  • Rufus Jones
  • Paul Kaye
  • Lucy Montgomery
  •  
    Puppet comedy about a group of animals living in an urban backyard
    BBC for BBC 3
     
    Fresh Meat
    1 x 60'
    Producer Sam Bain & Jesse Armstrong
    Starring
  • Jack Whitehall
  • Zawe Ashton
  • Joe Thomas
  • Greg McHugh
  •  
    Objective Productions for Channel 4
     
    No Heroics
    2 x 30'
    Producer Drew Pearce
    Director Ben Gregor
    Starring
  • Patrick Baladi
  • Nicholas Burns
  • Claire Keelan
  • James Lance
  •  
    Comedy about a group of old friends, who also happen to be off-duty superheroes
    Tiger Aspect for ITV1
     
    Mongrels, Series 1
    RTS Craft Award for Production Design
    8 x 30'
    Producer Stephen McCrum
    Starring
  • Katy Brand
  • Rufus Jones
  • Paul Kaye
  • Lucy Montgomery
  •  
    Puppet comedy about a group of animals living in an urban backyard
    BBC for BBC3
     

    Additional Writer

    Producer Emma Strain
    Director Juliet May
    Starring
  • Tom Ellis
  • Sarah Hadland
  • Patricia Hodge
  • Miranda Hart
  •  
    Critically acclaimed comedy sitcom starring Miranda Hart
    BBC for BBC2
     
    Producer Matt Strevens
    Starring
  • Robert Sheehan
  • Nathan Stewart-Jarrett
  •  
    Clerkenwell Films for E4
     

    Film

    Writer

    Producer Robin Gutch
     

    An original comedy-drama feature about a group of friends sent to 'decompress' in Cyprus after their time in Afghanistan 

    Warp Films
    In development
     
    Producer Nira Park
    Director James Griffiths
    Starring
  • Nick Frost
  • Chris O'Dowd
  • Rashida Jones
  • Olivia Coleman
  •  
    Big Talk Productions