Simon
Mayhew-Archer

Comedy producer and script editor

Simon is a comedy producer and script editor, whose most recent work has been to develop and produce two series of the critically acclaimed This Country for the BBC.

Previous credits include co-devising and producing three series of Josh Widdicombe’s Josh for BBC Three, three series of Small Scenes for BBC Radio, three series of Newsjack, two series of The Guns of Adam Riches and an Arthur Mathews sitcom called The Golden Age

Simon is passionate about writing and developing projects from scratch with talent.

CV

Television

Producer & Script Editor

This Country
RTS Awards Winner - Best Scripted Comedy, Best Comedy Writing, Best Comedy Performance
Director Tom George
Writer Daisy & Charlie Cooper
Starring
  • Daisy Cooper
  • Charlie Cooper
  • Award winning mockumentary following the lives of young people in modern rural Britain, focusing on cousins Kerry and Kurtan.

    Story by - Daisy & Charlie Cooper, Simon Mayhew Archer, Tom George

    BBC Studios for BBC 3
    Director David Schneider
    Starring
  • Josh Widdicombe
  • Beattie Edmondson
  • Jack Dee
  • Elis James
  • Ensemble sitcom about flatmates Josh, Kate and Owen, and their annoying landlord Geoff.

    BBC for BBC 3 & BBC 1

    Theatre

    Producer

    Starring
  • Sarah Millican
  • Noel Fielding
  • Micky Flanagan
  • Touring live show.

    Edinburgh Fringe 2009

    Radio

    Writer & Producer & Creator

    Starring
  • Daniel Rigby
  • Sara Pascoe
  • Cariad Lloyd
  • Mike Wozniak
  • Award-winning sketch series featuring overblown, melodramatic scenes from modern life.

    Production Company BBC
    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4

    Producer

    Writer Arthur Mathews
    Starring
  • Robert Bathurst
  • Vicky McClure
  • Radio sitcom set in the rarefied world of BBC Broadcasting House in the 1930s.

    Production Company BBC
    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4

    A topical news sketch show dedicated to giving new writers their first credit and commission.

    Production Company BBC
    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4 Extra
    Tom Wrigglesworth's Open Letters
    Sony Bronze Award Winner - Best Comedy Programme
    Writer Tom Wrigglesworth, James Kettle and Miles Jupp

    Through the medium of open letters, Tom Wrigglesworth investigates corporate lunacy and maddening jobsworths in modern Britain.

    Production Company BBC
    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4 Extra

    Hit celebrity panel game about quotations.

    Production Company BBC
    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4