Jon Brown

Writer for TV and film 

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Biography

Jon is a BAFTA winning scriptwriter for film and TV.  

Credits include MisfitsFresh Meat, Babylon and he currently has an original TV project in development with Hillbilly for Channel 4 Drama. 

Jon's debut feature, Cuban Fury, was produced by Big Talk/Studio Canal and starred Nick Frost, Chris O'Dowd and Olivia Coleman.

He is currently writing an original comedy film, Decompression, for Warp.


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In 2011 Jon was awarded the BAFTA Break-Through Talent Award

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TV

Writer

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
     
    Producer Matt Strevens
    Starring
  • Robert Sheehan
  • Nathan Stewart-Jarrett
  •  
    Clerkenwell Films for E4
     
    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
     
    Creator Sam Bain & Jesse Armstrong
    Starring
  • Jack Whitehall
  •  
    The critically acclaimed student comedy drama Fresh Meat
    Objective Productions for Channel 4
     
    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
     

    Executive Producer

    Producer Emma Strain
    Director Juliet May
    Starring
  • Tom Ellis
  • Sarah Hadland
  • Patricia Hodge
  •  
    Critically acclaimed comedy sitcom starring Miranda Hart
    BBC for BBC2
     

    Writer & Creator

     

    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
     
    Producer Polly Leys
     

    Israeli Comedy 

    Hillbilly Films / Keshet TV for Channel 4
    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
     

    Film

    Writer

    Producer Robin Gutch
     

    An original comedy film 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
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    Big Talk Productions