Mark Grimmer

Writer and producer for film, television and theatre

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Biography

Mark's credits as a scriptwriter include Lovesick, Medics and Thin Ice, an original comedy pilot which was developed with Liz Meriwether and Ed Macdonald for Fox. Mark and Ed also created Now & Then, an original drama picked up by Orchard Farm for ABC.

Mark is a founding director of Fifty Nine Productions, a film and new media production company. Stage credits include War Horse (National Theatre / Lincoln Center Theater), Satyagraha (English National Opera), and Doctor Atomic (Metropolitan Opera New York).


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TV

Writer & Creator

Creator Liz Meriwether, Mark Grimmer and Ed Macdonald
Producer EP - Katherine Pope
Writer Liz Meriwether, Mark Grimmer and Ed Macdonald
Starring
  • Bridgit Mendler
  • Ian Harding
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    Original comedy about a woman who reclaims her dreams
    when she finds herself in an expedition in Antarctica, surrounded by a group of brilliant misfits.

    20th Century Fox Television
    In Development
     
    Medics
    Pilot
    Producer Murray Ferguson
    Director Dominic Brigstocke
    Starring
  • Daniel Ings
  • Jessie Cave
  •  

    Comedy pilot for Comedy Central about a group of misfit medical students living and training together.

    Clerkenwell Films for Comedy Central
     

    Writer

    Producer Alex Walsh-Taylor
    Director Gordon Anderson
    Starring
  • Johnny Flynn
  • Daniel Ings
  • Antonia Thomas
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    Hit sitcom revolving around a group of English friends and their romantic lives.

    Clerkenwell Films for Netflix
     
    Producer Nerys Evans
    Director Ben Gregor
    Starring
  • Simon Farnaby
  • Stefan Abingdon
  • Ashley Horne
  • Dru Wakely
  •  

    Comedy series about the lives of the popular band.

    Warp for E4
     
    Director Joseph Pierce
     
    Animated series of shorts co-created with Joseph Pierce
    Ruby Films
     
    Starring
  • Robert Bathurst
  • Jodie Whittaker
  • Joseph Marcell
  •  

    Comedy sketch show taking a warped look at 21st Century life.

    NFTS for BBC Northern Ireland
     
    Misfits
    Material for the online series and DVD extras.
    Creator Howard Overman
     

    Acclaimed comedy series about a group of young people who find they have super powers.


    Clerkenwell Films
     

    Film

    Writer

     

    A film adaptation of Mark O'Rowe's play Terminus with animation by Joseph Pierce.

    Film4
    Cuba Pictures