Tony Roche's early writing assignments included scripts for Alan Davies on his Radio 1 show and John Shuttleworth's on Radio 4. His first original series World of Pub
debuted on radio and transferred to BBC2 starring Peter Serafinowicz, Kevin Eldon and Phil Cornwall.
He co-created and wrote the current affairs comedy 7 Days
with Andy Marlatt for BBC3 and Broken News
for BBC2 with John Morton
Tony is a key member of the team responsible for the multi-award winning comedy The Thick of It
and its spin-off feature film, In The Loop
which was released in the UK and US in 2009 and nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay at the Oscars.
He is co-executive producer and writer on Armando Iannucci's HBO comedy series, Veep
staring Julia Louis-Dreyfus which aired to critical acclaim in the US in April 2012 and premièred in the UK in late June 2012. The second series aired in the US in April 2013.
Tony's original screenplay Holy Flying Circus
was produced by Hillbilly Television and directed by Owen Harris. It was broadcast on BBC4 in Autumn 2012. Starring Darren Boyd, Charles Edwards and Steve Punt, the film recounted (in Pythonesque fashion) the controversy surrounding Life of Brian
and was acclaimed by the critics and was nominated for a Best Single Drama Bafta Award.