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Agent: Edward Hughes

Jamie Rix is the writer of the Grizzly Tales For Gruesome Kids series of books, and the writer, director and producer of their award-winning television adaptation for ITV. Jamie also wrote The War Diaries of Alistair Fury and produced the BAFTA winning CBBC adaptation of his own series of books. Jamie has also written extensively for comedy on shows such as Not The Nine O’Clock News, Spitting Image and Smith and Jones. He has also produced popular comedy series such as Not Going Out and My Hero. Jamie currently runs Little Brother Productions and is producing the new series of Not Going Out for Avalon and the BBC.

Television Writer:

Jamie Rix is the Writer (and Director & Producer) of the award winning animated children’s series GRIZZLY TALES FOR GRUESOME KIDS based on his series of books (see bottom of credits). He has also written (and directed) through his own company Elephant Productions, the animated ANIMAL SCHOOL (BBC), WILLO THE WISP (Disney), JOHNNY CASANOVA (C4) and THE WAR DIARIES OF ALISTAIR FURY.

Jamie’s television writing also includes:

NOT THE NINE O’CLOCK NEWS (BBC)

 

THREE OF A KIND (BBC)

 

SPITTING IMAGE (ITV)

 

Additionally Jamie has adapted GRIZZLY TALES for Radio 4 and Radio 5

Television Producer:

THE SMITHS – Silver River/BBC

UK changed format pilot based on hit US sitcom EVERYONE LOVES RAYMOND
Starring Lee Mack and Catherine Tate

NOT GOING OUT – Avalon Productions/BBC

Producer of series three, four, five, six, seven and eight of the popular sitcom starring Lee Mack

THE GREEN GREEN GRASS – Shazam Productions/BBC1

(Script editor) – series four

THE REVENGE FILES OF ALISTAIR FURY – CBBC/Little Brother Productions

Producer of the 13 part series based on his War Diaries of Alistair Fury books
Winner of Children’s BAFTA 2008 for Best Drama

MY HERO – Big Bear Film /BBC1

Series four, five and six of the superhero sitcom

GRIZZLY TALES FOR GRUESOME KIDS – ITV/Elephant Productions

Best Children’s Series and the prestigious Children’s Choice prize at the 2004 British Animation Awards. 
Nomination for 2 BAFTA’s in 2004 (Best Series and Most Original Writer). 
This was added to Best International Children’s Production at Canada’s Yorkton Short Film & Video Festival 2001, Best Childrens’ Series at the New York Film Festival, Best Short Film at the International Festival of Cartoon and Comics (Italy); a Silver Globe at the Golden Gate Film Festival in San Francisco; Best Series at Cartoons on the Bay in Italy; Runner up at the RTS awards and, second in the Fiction 6 – 11 category at 2003 Prix Jeunesse International competition.  BAFTA nominated in 2006 for best children’s writer award

TOO MUCH SUN – BBC1

 

THE LAST LAUGH… – BBC3

(Script Editor)

THE CREATIVES – BBC2

 

DUCK PATROL – ITV

FAITH IN THE FUTURE – ITV

 

PAUL MERTON IN GALTON & SIMPSON’S… – ITV

 

HARRY HILL’S FRUIT FANCIES – BBC2

(also Director)

KYTV – BBC2

 

BONJOUR LA CLASSE – BBC1

 

HOW TO BE A LITTLE SOD – BBC1

 

SEAN HUGHES IS THIRTY SOMEHOW – Channel 4

 

JERRY SADOWITZ – THE PALL BEARER’S REVIEW – BBC2

 

SMITH & JONES – BBC1

 

COLIN’S SANDWICH – BBC2

 

MORNIN’ SARGE – BBC2

 

SOMETIME NEVER – ITV

 

WAKE UP WITH… – ITV/Elephant

 

THE RETURN OF THE MAGIC ROUNDABOUT – Channel 4/Elephant

 

TEENAGE HEALTH FREAK – Channel 4

 

COMIC ASIDES – BBC2

 

Radio:

RADIO ACTIVE

 

IN ONE EAR

 

THE MICHAEL BENTINE SHOW

 

THE WOW SHOW

 

WEEK ENDING

 

Children’s Author:

THE WAR DIARIES OF ALISTAIR FURY

(6 volumes)

GRIZZLY TALES FOR GRUESOME KIDS

Winner of Children’s Choice Smarties Prize

GHOSTLY TALES FOR GHASTLY KIDS

 

FEARSOME TALES FOR FEINDISH KIDS

 

MORE GRIZZLY TALES FOR GRUESOME KIDS

 

FATHERCHRISTMAS.CON

 

JOHNNY CASONOVA – THE UNSTOPPABLE SEX MACHINE

 

THE CHANGING FACE OF JOHNNY CASONOVA

 

THE COOL GUIDE

 

THE FIRE IN HENRY HOOTER

 

THE DREADED LURGIE

A. STITCH IN TIME

 

FREE THE WHALES

 

MR MUMBLE’S FABULOUS FLYBROWS

 

ONE HOT PENGUIN

 

THE VILE SMILE

 

THE WIZLETS

 

LOOKING AFTER MURPHY

 

THE LAST CHOCOLATE BISCUIT

 

GIDDY GOAT

After reading English and Drama at the University of Kent Jamie began his career as an ASM at the Royal Court Theatre (while harboring designs to direct). Jamie went on to become a BBC Light Entertainment producer where he was responsible for such shows as The Michael Bentine Show, Weekending and The History Of Rock. Two Sony Awards and the Premios Ondas Award followed for his work on In One Ear and Radio Active.

In 1986 he moved into television – producing, directing and writing for all the major British broadcasters on a wide range of programming – Smith & Jones was nominated for a BAFTA, Faith In The Future won a British Comedy Award and KYTV was awarded the Silver Rose of Montreux in 1992. He then went on to produce the sitcoms My Hero for BBC1 and also four series of Not Going Out. Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids (which he writes and directs) recently won two British Animation Awards and was nominated for two BAFTA’s (Best Series and Most Original Writer).

Royal Court Theatre and Joint Stock 1979-1981,

BBC Light Entertainment Radio Producer 1981-1986,

TV Producer/Director from 1986,

Children’s Author from 1990,

Animation Writer from 1997.

Director of Elephant Productions with Nigel Planer.