Tom
George

Director and writer for television and film.

Tom directed all series and the one-off special of acclaimed BBC comedy This Country. The show has won multiple awards, including a BAFTA for Best Scripted Comedy.

Other credits include Defending The Guilty for Big Talk and BBC2, Hank Zipzer, which was nominated for an International Emmy, and Limbo for BBC3.

Tom’s approach combines directing with writing, story design and script editing wherever possible and according to the needs of each project.


[This Country] raises the comedic genre almost to an art form. 

Sean O’Grady
The Independent on This Country

Perfectly observed… a terrific achievement. 

Stuart Heritage
The Guardian on This Country

An assured, beautifully paced series… by some distance the funniest thing on TV.

Rupert Hawksley
The Telegraph on This Country

CV

Television

Director 

This Country: Series 1 - 3
BAFTA Winner - Best Scripted Comedy, RTS Awards Winner - Best Scripted Comedy
Producer Simon Mayhew-Archer
Writer Daisy & Charlie Cooper
Starring
  • Daisy Cooper
  • Charlie Cooper
  • Paul Chahidi
  • Hit comedy exploring the lives of young people in modern rural Britain, focusing on cousins Kerry and Kurtan.

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

    BBC Studios for BBC 3
    Producer Georgie Fallon
    Writer Kieron Quirke & Alex McBride
    Starring
  • Will Sharpe
  • Katherine Parkinson
  • Mark Bonnar
  • Idealistic pupil barrister Will (Will Sharpe) is mentored by cynical, worldly-wise barrister Caroline (Katherine Parkinson) as he attempts to complete his training and win a permanent job. Can he succeed and hold on to his principles?

    Big Talk for BBC 2
    Producer Tom Jordan
    Writer Lucien Young & Joe Parham
    Starring
  • Ellie White
  • Bekka Bowling
  • Al Roberts
  • Sanjeev Bhaskar
  • Comedy following a gang of self-centred private tutors who never learn their lesson. 

    Hat Trick for BBC 3
    Hank Zipster - Series 2
    2016 International Emmy Nomination - Kids Series
    Producer Jim Poyser
    Starring
  • Henry Winkler
  • Nick James
  • Felicity Montague
  • Nick Mohammed
  • Javone Prince
  • Series based on the books by Henry Winkler about a schoolboy who is struggling with dyslexia.

    Kindle Entertainment for CBBC
    Producer Dan Berg
    Starring
  • The Midnight Beast
  • Original comedy following members of hit band The Midnight Beast as they try and reconstruct a wild night before.

    CC Studios for Comedy Central

    Film

    Writer & Director 

    Mickey & Michaela Bury Their Dad
    Winner of the LOCO London Comedy Festival Discovery Awards
    Short
    Starring
  • Alexander Arnold
  • Charlotte Spencer
  • All Michaela wants is to give her Dad a decent send off. She won’t let her brother Mickey, or the circumstances of their late father’s death, get in the way.

    Starring
  • Henry Douthwaite
  • Graham Hornsby
  • Mark can't help thinking that the new guy at work looks familiar. As he investigates, the conspiracy threatens to spiral out of his control.