Jon
Brown

Writer for TV and film 

Jon is a BAFTA award-winning show-runner and screenwriter.

He has created and written a number of successful TV shows including the hit comedy Dead Pixels (E4), described by The Guardian as ‘gut-bustingly funny … the sharpest new sitcom of 2019’, Loaded (C4) and Mongrels (BBC). 

Season 2 of Dead Pixels shoots in Autumn 2019.

His extensive credits include the forthcoming Avenue 5 (HBO), Succession (HBO), Veep (HBO), Peep Show (C4), Misfits (E4) and Fresh Meat (E4). 

Jon also writes features. Jon’s debut film Cuban Fury was produced by Big Talk/Studio Canal. Other feature projects include an original Decompression, with Warp.

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Television

Writer & Creator 

Producer Matthew Mulot
Starring
  • Alexa Davies
  • Ethan Lawrence
  • Jamie Demetriou
  • Comedy series about obsessive gamers swapping between their real and online lives. 

    Various Artists for Channel 4
    Loaded
    8 x 45'
    Producer Exec Producers - Kate Norrish and Polly Leys
    Director Natalie Thomas
    Starring
  • Jim Howick
  • Lolly Adefope
  • Original comedy-drama series that follows four life-long friends who become multi-millionaires - overnight.

    Hillbilly Films / Keshet TV for Channel 4
    88 Keys
    1 x 30
    Producer Nira Park
    Director Martin Dennis
    Starring
  • Tim Minchin
  • Lucy Punch
  • Kayvan Novak
  • Gwyneth Keyworth
  • A new sitcom pilot starring award-winning stand-up and composer, Tim Minchin. 

    Big Talk Productions for BBC
    In development

    Writer 

    Succession: Series 1 & 2
    BAFTA Award - Best International Series
    Writer & Co-Executive Producer
    Creator Jesse Armstrong
    Director SJ Clarkson
    Starring
  • James Cromwell
  • Sarah Snook
  • Comedy drama following the saga of the Roys, an American global-media family. 

    HBO
    Creator Fintan Ryan
    Producer Petra Fried
    Starring
  • Michael Socha
  • Michaela Coel
  • Original sci-fi comedy series about a group of aliens forced to live in a ghetto.

    Clerkenwell Films for E4
    Creator Sam Bain & Jesse Armstrong
    Starring
  • Jack Whitehall
  • Zawe Ashton
  • Joe Thomas
  • Greg McHugh
  • Critically acclaimed comedy drama about a group of students struggling through university.

    Objective Productions for Channel 4
    Babylon
    2 x 60'
    Creator Jesse Armstrong and Sam Bain
    Producer Robert Jones
    Director Danny Boyle, Jan S Baird

    New cop-based comedy drama exec produced by Danny Boyle and starring Brit Marling, Jimmy Nesbitt, Paterson Joseph, Jill Halfpenny and many more. 

    Robert Jones Company for Channel 4
    Mongrels: Series 1 & 2
    RTS Craft Award for Production Design
    8 x 30'
    Producer Stephen McCrum
    Starring
  • Katy Brand
  • Rufus Jones
  • Paul Kaye
  • Lucy Montgomery
  • Puppet comedy about a group of animals living in an urban backyard.

    BBC for BBC3
    No Heroics
    2 x 30'
    Producer Drew Pearce
    Director Ben Gregor
    Starring
  • Patrick Baladi
  • Nicholas Burns
  • Claire Keelan
  • James Lance
  • Comedy about a group of old friends, who also happen to be off-duty superheroes.

    Tiger Aspect for ITV1
    Veep, Series 4
    Associate Producer / 1 x 30'
    Creator Armando Iannucci
    Starring
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus
  • Timothy Simons
  • Reid Scott
  • Emmy-award winning sitcom based in the Vice President's office at the White House.

    HBO
    Creator Howard Overman
    Producer Matt Strevens
    Starring
  • Robert Sheehan
  • Nathan Stewart-Jarret
  • Antonia Thomas
  • Iwan Rheon
  • Hit comedy drama about a group of young offenders who discover they have superpowers whilst doing community service.

    Clerkenwell Films for E4
    Creator Sam Bain & Jesse Armstrong
    Starring
  • David Mitchell
  • Robert Webb
  • Hit comedy series about a pair of twenty-something roommates.

    Objective Productions for Channel 4

    Additional Writer 

    Producer Emma Strain
    Director Juliet May
    Starring
  • Tom Ellis
  • Sarah Hadland
  • Patricia Hodge
  • Miranda Hart
  • Critically acclaimed comedy sitcom starring Miranda Hart.

    BBC for BBC2

    Film

    Writer 

    Producer Robin Gutch

    An original comedy-drama feature about a group of friends sent to 'decompress' in Cyprus after their time in Afghanistan.

    Warp Films
    In Development
    Cuban Fury
    Feature
    Producer Nira Park
    Director James Griffiths
    Starring
  • Nick Frost
  • Chris O'Dowd
  • Rashida Jones
  • Olivia Coleman
  • Comedy feature starring Nick Frost as a former UK Junior Salsa Champion who makes comeback 22 years after his career was ruined by a rival dancer.

    Studio Canal
    Big Talk Productions