Mark Grimmer

Writer and producer for film, television and theatre

Theatre, Film & TV
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Mark Grimmer is a scriptwriter who graduated from the University of Oxford.

Mark co-wrote the comedy sketch show pilot Spilt Milk, which featured Ben Whishaw, Jodie Whittaker and Robert Bathurst and was awarded the Royal Television Society Student Award for Best Entertainment. Sketches have subsequently been broadcast by the BBC.

Other credits include the online material for E4's BAFTA winning series Misfits and he currently has an original television sitcom, Medics, in development with Clerkenwell Films.

Mark is also a founding director of Fifty Nine Productions, a film and new media production company. Stage credits include War Horse (National Theatre / Lincoln Center Theater), Satyagraha (English National Opera) and Doctor Atomic (Metropolitan Opera New York). Film production credits include the multi award-winning A Family Portrait, directed by Joseph Pierce, which was longlisted for the 2012 Academy Awards for Best Animated Short and The Pub, which won the World Animation Award at Leeds International Film Festival 2012.

Fifty Nine are currently working with Joseph on a feature project.


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Creator and Writer
Medics 2014
Clerkenwell Films for Comedy Central
In development
Creator Mark Grimmer
Writer Mark Grimmer
Starring Daniel Ings & Jessie Cave

Comedy series following a group of medical students

Anytown 2011
Eleven Films
In development
Creator Mark Grimmer
Writer Mark Grimmer

Comedy-drama series

Midnight Beast 1 x 30'
Warp for E4
Writer Mark Grimmer

Being Brian 4 x 3'
Ruby Films
Director Joseph Pierce
Writer Mark Grimmer

Animated series of shorts co-created with Joseph Pierce

Spilt Milk 2010
NFTS for BBC Northern Ireland
Writer Mark Grimmer
Starring Robert Bathurst, Jodie Whittaker & Joseph Marcell

Comedy sketch show taking a warped look at 21st Century life

Terminus Feature
CUBA Pictures and Film 4
In development
Creator Mark O'Rowe
Writer Mark Grimmer

A film adaptation of Mark O'Rowe's play Terminus for Film 4 with animation by Joseph Pierce

Chef Row Short

In development  
Writer Mark Grimmer

The Pub 2012
59 Productions
Producer Mark Grimmer
Director Joseph Pierce

A short film animated using rotoscope.

Misfits 2010

Online and DVD extras for popular E4 show.