the-agency-logo (1) 7 (1)

Andrew Ellard

About Andrew Ellard

A prize-winning writer as well as perhaps British comedy’s foremost script editor. Andrew has worked on Alma’s Not Normal, In My Skin, Intelligence, The Detectorists, The IT Crowd, Red Dwarf, Chewing Gum, Miranda, Count Arthur Strong, Cardinal Burns, and consulted on projects for Julia Davis, Vic & Bob, Peter Serafinowicz and Jonathan Harvey.

2021 & 2022 saw the premiere of NOVA JONES, on which Andrew was Head Writer and Associate Producer, and DEEP HEAT, which Andrew co-wrote with creators and stars Max & Ivan.

In addition to his writing and editing projects, Andrew is currently working as comedy development executive for Expectation Entertainment.

 

Writing Credits:

NOVA JONES Jam Media / CBBC
Associate Producer and Lead Writer of 10 x 30’ kids sci-fi series
Writer of 5 x 30’ episodes

DEEP HEAT Slam / ITV2
Co-writer of 6 x 30’ comedy series created by and starring Max & Ivan
Directed by Matt Lipsey

PARODY SKETCHES The Connected Set
Animated sketches for the Mashed YouTube channel

OUTSIDERS Citrus Television / C4 Blaps
Writer of 3 x 4’ online episodes
Part-devised with the Cast

AFTERDEATH Acheron Films
Original feature – distributed under the Frightfest banner

FUTURE.INC
Indie short
Writer

DOCTORS BBC
1 x 30’ episode

I’M NOT WITH HIM iTunes
Writer/director of 1 x 30’ radio sitcom
Starring Hils Barker, Tom Price, Chris Barrie & Hattie Hayridge

 

Script Editing Credits:

IN MY SKIN Series 1 and 2 Expectation/BBCScript Editor on BAFTA-winning 12 x 30’ series

ALMA’S NOT NORMAL Expectation / BBC
Script Editor on BAFTA-winning 6x 30’ series

INTELLIGENCE Expectation/SkySenior Story Producer on 8 x 30’

STUCK Sky/Hat TrickScript editor of 30’ pilot

DEAD PIXELS Series 1 Various Artists/E4Script editor of 6 x 30′

CALL OF DUTY: BLACK OPS 4 Activision
‘Special Thanks’ consultation

HIVEMIND Screen Ireland/ Tailored Films
Script Editor on film

THE RACKA Ludo Studio
Script Consultant on pilot/series

DETECTORISTS Series 3 Channel X/BBC
Story producer of 6 x 30’

LOADED Hillbilly Films, Ch4
Script editor of 8 x 45’

COUNT ARTHUR STRONG Series 3 Retort / BBC2
Script editor of 7 x 30’

RED DWARF Series XII Baby Cow / Dave
Script editor of 12 x 30′

RED DWARF Series XI Baby Cow / Dave
Script editor of 12 x 30′

TRIPPED Mammoth / E4
4 x 60’

CHEWING GUM Series 1 & 2 Retort / E4
Script editor of 12 x 30’

MOUNTAIN GOATS BBC Scotland
Script editor of 6 x 30’

HARDY BUCKS Hardy Films Ltd
Feature film

THE IT CROWD Special Retort / C4
Script editor of 1 x 30′ special

COUNT ARTHUR STRONG Series 1 & 2 Retort / BBC2
Script editor of 6 x 30′ and 7 x 30’

MIRANDA Series 3 BBC Comedy / BBC1
Script editor of 6 x 30′

RED DWARF X Grant Naylor Productions / Dave
Sci-fi sitcom. Script editor and creative consultant on 6 x 30’

CARDINAL BURNS Series 1 and 2 Left Bank Pictures / E4
Sketch show. Script editor of 6 x 30’

THE MIDNIGHT BEAST Warp Films / E4
Musical sitcom. Script editor of 5 x 30’

THE HISTORY OF MATHS The Brothers McLeod
Script editor of 1 x 60′ animated sketch show

PHONE HOME The Brothers McLeod
Script editor of 1 x 5′ animated short

THE LADYKILLERS  McNaughton Lord / Liverpool Playhouse / Gielgud
Script editor on the stage play, adapted by Graham Linehan and directed by Sean Foley

THE IT CROWD Series 4 Talkback/Delightful Industries / C4
Script editor on 6 x 30’ series

LIFE OF RILEY Series 3 Catherine Bailey Productions / BBC1
Script editor on 8 x 30’ series

RED DWARF: BACK TO EARTH Grant Naylor Productions / Dave
Script editor and associate producer on 3 x 30’

 

© Copyright The Agency (London) Ltd. 2022
Not to be reproduced in any form without permission of the Copyright holder.