Paul McKenzie

Producer for television
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Biography

Highly experienced and successful writer and producer in children's comedy and drama.

Paul set up and produced the first series of Dani's House and Sadie J for CBBC. He Series Produced and wrote the second series of Sadie J and  produced Dani's Castle. Paul created and produced an original comedy drama Edge of Heaven for Hartswood/ITV1 and most recently produced CBBC drama Hetty Feather.

Biography

Highly experienced and successful writer and producer in children's comedy and drama.

Paul set up and produced the first series of Dani's House and Sadie J for CBBC. He Series Produced and wrote the second series of Sadie J and  produced Dani's Castle. Paul created and produced an original comedy drama Edge of Heaven for Hartswood/ITV1 and most recently produced CBBC drama Hetty Feather.

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Radio

Writer

 
Topical panel quiz show, taking its questions from the week's news stories.
Production Company BBC
Broadcaster Radio 4
 

Executive Producer

Starring
  • Llewella Gideon
  • Roger Griffiths
  • Brian Bovell
  • Jo Martin
  •  
    Comedy about Cynthia, a would-be West End star, who is working as a temp until she gets her big break. Or any kind of break. She's thirty-five now though, and beginning to worry.
    Production Company BBC
    Broadcaster Radio 4
     

    TV

    Writer

    Desmond's
    4 x 30'
    Producer Humphrey Barclay
    Starring
  • Norman Beaton
  • Ram John Holder
  • Carmen Munroe
  • Gyearbuor Asante
  •  
    Part of the writing team. Desmond's follows the exploits of Desmond Ambrose and the cast of characters who inhabited his South East London barbershop.
    Humphrey Barclay Productions for Channel 4
     
    Creator Peter Learmouth
    Producer Humphrey Barclay
    Director John Kaye Cooper and David Askey
    Starring
  • Nichola McAuliffe
  • Duncan Preston
  • Marji Campi
  •  
    Humphrey Barclay Productions for BBC1
     
    Marvin
    5 x 30'
     
    BBC
     
     
    Pilot script for a sitcom
    Carlton
     
    Starring
  • Gina Yashere
  • Curtis Walker
  •  
    Topical comedy review show
    BBC for BBC2
     
     
    Talent TV for ITV
     
     
    Comedy drama
    Talent TV
     
     
    Satirical late-night television comedy series which featured topical sketches and commentary on news items.
    Talkback Productions for Channel 4
     
    Director Nick Wood
    Starring
  • Robbie Gee
  • Jo Martin
  • Rudolph Walker
  • Mona Hammond
  •  
    Co-writer on a sitcom about the trials and tribulations of a black family living in Walworth, south-east London.
    BBC for BBC1
     
    Producer John Bartlett
    Director Dewi Humphreys
    Starring
  • Robert Lindsay
  • Zoë Wanamaker
  • Kris Marshall
  •  
    Part of the writing team on domestic sitcom following the fortunes of Ben and Susan Harper and their children.
    BBC for BBC1
     
    Starring
  • Devon Anderson
  • Tendayi Jembere
  • Jamie Sweeney
  • Tisha Martin
  •  
    CBBC
     
     
    Endemol for ITV
     
     
    Optioned sitcom script
    BBC for BBC1
     
     
    Comedy drama
    BBC/Mentorn
     
     
    Comedy Showcase pilot
    CBBC
     
     
    Showrunner. Pilot CGI sitcom
     
     
    Sitcom script
    Talent TV
     
     
    Baby Cow Productions
    In Development
     

    Producer

     
    Adaptation of Jacqueline Wilson's novel about a young girl's life in a foundling hospital.
    CBBC for CBBC
     
     
    The Foundation for BBC
     
    Starring
  • Dani Harmer
  • James Gandhi
  • Sebastian Applewhite
  • Harry Culverhouse
  •  
    The Foundation for BBC
     
    Starring
  • Devon Anderson
  • Tendayi Jembere
  • Jamie Sweeney
  • Tisha Martin
  •  
    CBBC
     
    Director Dez McCarthy and Jeremy Wooding
    Starring
  • Dani Harmer
  • James Gandhi
  • Sebastian Applewhite
  • Harry Culverhouse
  •  
    Surreal sitcom about an aspiring actress and her friends.
    CBBC
     
    Sadie J
    26 x 30'
    Starring
  • Ronan Carter
  • Bobby Fuller
  • Georgia Lock
  • William Nye
  •  
    Feel-good family comedy with colourful characters and bags of belly laughs, about a feisty 13-year-old girl.
    CBBC
     

    Writer & Producer

    Director Jonathan Gershfield, Beryl Richards and Griff Rowland
    Starring
  • Angus Harrison
  • Dominique Moore
  • Andrew Clover
  • Rakie Ayola
  •  
    Comedy about a large musical family with a Londoner father, an African-American mother and a string of stepchildren, including a deaf character. Paul wrote an episode as well as producing the series.
    CBBC
     

    Creator

    Creator & Producer

    Writer Rob Evans
     
    Comedy-Drama Series
    Hartswood Films for ITV1
     

    Executive Producer

     
    RDF
     
     
    RDF
     

    Executive Producer & Writer

    Producer Lucy Goodman
     
    BAFTA-winning childrens comedy sitcom adaptation of a series of books by Martyn Beardsley.
    CITV
     
    Producer Paulette Randall
    Starring
  • Devon Anderson
  • Tendayi Jembere
  • Jamie Sweeney
  • Tisha Martin
  •  
    Comedy sitcom following Taj Lewis as he tries to make his millions with website Rudeboy. Writer of two episodes.
    CBBC
     

    Other

    Executive Producer