Jon
Brown

Writer for TV and film 

Jon is a BAFTA award-winning show-runner and screenwriter, working in the UK and US.

He has created and written a number of successful TV shows including Loaded (C4) and Mongrels (BBC) and his extensive credits include Succession (HBO), Veep (HBO), Peep Show (C4), Misfits (E4) and Fresh Meat (E4). His most recent show, Dead Pixels (E4), was a critical and ratings hit and described by The Guardian as ‘gut-bustingly funny … the sharpest new sitcom of 2019’.

Jon continues to write for Succession alongside working on a TV adaptation of Lionel Shriver's hit novel The Mandibles for Sonar and writing for Armando Iannucci’s new show for HBO, Avenue 5.

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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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

    Television

    Writer & Creator

    Adaptation of Lionel Shriver's bestselling novel about a family hit by a colossal debt crisis in the near future.

    Sonar Entertainment
    In Development
    Producer Matthew Mulot
    Starring
  • Alexa Davies
  • Ethan Lawrence
  • Jamie Demetriou
  • New 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