Jeremy Dyson

Writer

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Film, TV & Theatre

Film, TV & Theatre

Jeremy is an award-winning writer for film, television and theatre and has also had many books published, including THE CRANES THAT BUILD THE CRANES (Little Brown) for which he won the 2010 Edge Hill Award for Best Short Story Collection, WHAT HAPPENS NOW (Little Brown), NEVER TRUST A RABBIT (Little Brown), BRIGHT DARKNESS (Cassell), The Lost Art of the Supernatural Horror Film and THE ESSEX FILES (Fourth Estate). 

His hit show GHOST STORIES, co-written with Andy Nyman and co-directed with Andy Nyman and Sean Holmes, had its premiere at the Lyric Hammersmith then came into the Duke of York's Theatre.    More recently it ran at the Arts Theatre in London's West End.   Jeremy's adaptation of Roald Dahl's Twisted Tales had its world premiere at the Lyric Hammersmith. He is also part of the award-winning comedy team THE LEAGUE OF GENTLEMEN.

Praise for PSYCHOBITCHES, which was nominated for two 2013 British Comedy Awards: "Psychobitches is . . . hilarious" (The Guardian), "very funny" (The Independent), "impeccably crafted by director Jeremy Dyson" (The Times).

Praise for the BAFTA nominated FUNLAND: "Glorious" (Time Out), "Classy performances, visual verve and sheer inventive energy" (The Times).

Praise for THE LEAGUE OF GENTLEMEN'S APOCALYPSE: "A smart idea pretty much goes the distance" (Variety), "Perverse, mucky and belly-laugh funny"  (The Times on Saturday).

Praise for the Oliver Award nominated GHOST STORIES: "Brilliant and deeply unsettling. The tension is ratcheted up withg great skill and some stunning coups de theatre" (The Telegraph).

Jeremy is represented by Nicki Stoddart for stageplay writing and directing.

For Film & TV, he is represented by Jago Irwin at Independent Talent Group - www.independenttalent.com

Simon Trewin at WME looks after Jeremy for book publication - www.wmeauthors.co.uk/  

 

Television

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HARRY PRICE - PSYCHIC DETECTIVE

Tiger Aspect

1 x 60' pilot

MOO MOO & CURL

Tiger Aspect

1 x 30' pilot

PSYCHOBITCHES (SERIES 1 & 2)

Tiger Aspect/Sky Arts

Director/Co-writer
*Nominated for two British Comedy Awards 2013*

WHAT A CARVE UP!

Big Talk Productions

3 x 60' adaptation of Jonathan Coe's novel

THE ARMSTRONG & MILLER SHOW

Hat Trick / BBC1

Series 1, 2 & 3
Script Editor/ Writer
BAFTA Award Best Comedy 2010

FUNLAND

BBC Comedy / BBC3

Co-creator, co-writer and Associate Producer with Simon Ashdown of 12 part series
Nomination for Best Drama Serial, BAFTA Awards 2006

THE LEAGUE OF GENTLEMEN

BBC2

Co-creator / Co-writer of all 3 series
BAFTA Award for Best Comedy
Golden Rose of Montreux
RTS Award for Best Entertainment

BILLY GOAT'S GRUFF

Hat Trick / BBC Northern Ireland /BBC1

1 x 60'

RANDALL & HOPKIRK (DECEASED) II

BBC1 / Working Title TV

'TWO CAN PLAY AT THAT GAME''
Co-writer with Mark Gatiss

GRANDMA'S HOUSE

BBC/Tiger Aspect

Script Editor
Nomination for Best Situation Comedy British Awards 2010

Film

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GHOST STORIES

Warp Films

Co-written with Andy Nyman

SEXYLORD

Tiger Aspect/Film4

HITCHCOCK

BBC Films /Pinata Productions

Writer
Original feature film script

THE TRIAL

Hat Trick

Co-writer with Simon Ashdown
Feature Adaption of Franz Kafka's novel

THE LEAGUE OF GENTLEMEN'S APOCALYPSE

Tiger Aspect

Co-writer of feature film

THE CICERONES

Short film
Writer / Director
Starring; Mark Gatiss
From the short story by Robert Aickman
Selected for Edinburgh Film Festival 2002

Theatre

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ROALD DAHL'S TWISTED TALES

Lyric Hammersmith

Adaptor

GHOST STORIES

Lyric Hammersmith / Phil McIntyre Promotions

Co-writer with Andy Nyman and co-director with Andy Nyman & Sean Holmes
Currently playing at the Arts Theatre in London's West End
Olivier 2011 Nomination for Best Entertainment

THE LEAGUE OF GENTLEMEN ARE BEHIND YOU

Co-writer

A LOCAL SHOW FOR LOCAL PEOPLE

UK tour / Theatre Royal. Drury Lane
Co-writer
Olivier Nomination, Best Entertainment 2002

THE LEAGUE OF GENTLEMEN

Co-creator and co-writer
Edinburgh Festival Perrier Award Winner

Radio

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RINGING THE CHANGES

BBC R 4

Co-written with Mark Gatiss
Adapted from the short story by
Robert Aickman

ON THE TOWN WITH THE LEAGUE OF GENTLEMEN

BBC RADIO 4

Co-writer
Sony Silver Award

Other

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THE SAME DOG

Barbican

Oratorio
Writer; music by Jody Talbot