Mark Grimmer

Writer and producer for film, television and theatre

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Mark is a scriptwriter whose credits include Spilt Milk, which featured Ben Whishaw, Jodie Whittaker and Robert Bathurst and was awarded the Royal Television Society Student Award for Best Entertainment, Medics and Lovesick with Clerkenwell Films & Netflix.

Mark is also 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), Doctor Atomic (Metropolitan Opera New York) and they are currently working on an adaptation of Solaris.

Film production credits include the multi award-winning A Family Portrait, directed by Joseph Pierce, which was longlisted for the 2012 Academy Awards for Best Animated Short and The Pub, which won the World Animation Award at Leeds International Film Festival 2012.

His original comedy pilot, Thin Ice, with Liz Meriwether and Ed Macdonald for Fox shot in early 2017. 



Writer & Creator

Creator Liz Meriwether, Mark Grimmer and Ed Macdonald
Producer EP - Katherine Pope
Writer Liz Meriwether, Mark Grimmer and Ed Macdonald
  • Bridgit Mendler
  • Ian Harding

    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
    Producer Murray Ferguson
    Director Dominic Brigstocke
  • 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


    Producer Alex Walsh-Taylor
    Director Gordon Anderson
  • Johnny Flynn
  • Daniel Ings
  • Antonia Thomas

    Hit sitcom revolving around a group of English friends and their romantic lives.

    Clerkenwell Films for Netflix
    Producer Nerys Evans
    Director Ben Gregor
  • 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
  • Robert Bathurst
  • Jodie Whittaker
  • Joseph Marcell

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

    NFTS for BBC Northern Ireland
    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




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

    Cuba Pictures