Matt King

Comedy writer for television

Theatre, Film & TV
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Television
Creator and Writer
Starlings, series 1 & 2 8 x 60'
2012 to 2013
Baby Cow
Creator Matt King
Director Matt Lipsey
Writer Matt King
Starring Brendan Coyle, Leslie Sharp, John Dagleish, Rebecca Night & Finn Atkins

Co-created with Steve Edge

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Tick Tock 2013
Baby Cow
In Development
Creator Matt King
Writer Matt King

Co-written with Steve Edge

Viva Les Vegas 2013
Baby Cow
In Development
Creator Matt King
Writer Matt King

Co-written with Steve Edge

Whites 6 x 30'
2011
BBC for BBC2
Creator Matt King
Producer Charlie Hanson, Michelle Farr
Writer Matt King
Starring Darren Boyd, Alan Davis & Isy Suttie

Co-written and created with Oliver Lansley. Comedy following a celebrity chef with grand ambitions

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The Z Team 2013

 
Writer Matt King

Written with Matt Cohen

Dogface 5 x 30'
2005
Objective Productions for Channel 4
Producer Michael Livingstone & Richard Webb
Director Paul King
Writer Matt King
Starring Isabel Fay, Matt King, Joanna Neary, Catherine Shepherd & Dan Renton Skinner

Comedy show blending sketches with animation

Rove Live: Series 5 41 x 75'
2004
Roving Enterprises for Network Ten
Producer Rove McManus
Writer Matt King
Starring Rove McManus

Sketch writer

Tripping Over: Series 1, Episode 2 1 x 60'
2004
Corner Stone Films for Five
Producer Andrea Denholm
Director Sam Miller
Writer Matt King
Starring Kathryn Drysdale, Abe Forsythe, Daniel MacPherson, Alexandra Moen & Leon Ockendon

Comedy drama following a group of young Australians as they move to Britain and a group of young Britons as they move to Australia

The Basil Brush Show: Fakes Progress 1 x 25'
2001
The Foundation for BBC1
Producer Bridget Goodman
Director Michael Kerrigan
Writer Matt King
Starring Basil Brush & Christopher Pizzey

 
Good News Week 1999
ABC Australia
Writer Matt King
Starring Paul McDermott

Satirical gameshow

In Melbourne Tonight 1999
Channel 9
Writer Matt King

Sketch writer

Smallest Room in the House: Blimey 1 x 30'
1997
ABC Australia
Producer Geoff Portmann
Director Hugh Johnson
Writer Matt King
Starring Matt King

Show with comedians talking about their lives and offering insight on the issues and struggles that made them who they are today

Full Frontal: Series 1-2 1993 to 1994
Network 7 for Channel 7
Producer Doug MacLeod
Director Kevin Carlin
Writer Matt King
Starring Eric Bana, Glenn Butcher, Kim Gyngell, Denise Scott & Jennifer Ward-Lealand

Sketch writer

Radio
Writer
Captain Nova 1 x 30' 2008
BBC
In development  
Writer Matt King

Pilot script for comedy series idea

 
The Sofa of Time 6 x 30' 2002
Talkback Thames for BBC Radio 4
 
Producer Mario Stylianides
Writer Matt King
Starring Julia Deakin, Nick Frost, Mark Heap, Matt King & Simon Pegg

Comedy about two workers who are sacked from a soft furnishings factory and then fall into a magical world where they must save the population from an evil tyrant