Oli is a show creator, scriptwriter and actor.
For TV, his original series include FM (ITV2) which starred Chris O’Dowd and Kevin Bishop and was described as ‘the greatest radio station comedy since Frasier’ and Whites (BBC2), which was heralded as ‘a perfect example of the modern sitcom’. He worked alongside US showrunner Bob Weide on Mr Sloane a new Big Talk series for SKY, and current commissions include Flack with Hat Trick, Beta Men with Vertigo, and an adaptation of Carol Ann Lee’s book about Ruth Ellis Fine Day For A Hanging.
In 2011, Oli made his directorial debut when he wrote and directed The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Daytime for SKY’s Little Cracker Season.
Oli also runs an award-winning theatre company, Les Enfants Terribles, which is dedicated to creating original, innovative theatre. They have enjoyed great success both here and internationally with their extensive catalogue of work, which includes The Terrible Infants, Ernest and the Pale Moon, The Vaudevillains and most recently The Trench. Their latest venture is a collaboration with Sam Hodges at The Nuffield.
Oli starred as Kenny Everett in Mammoth’s biopic, The Best Possible Taste for BBC4 and was nominated for an RTS award.