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Agent: Edward Hughes

Richard Preddy is a writer for TV and works across disciplines. Richard co-created Gates for Roughcut and Sky Living, and has also worked on comedy shows such as the BAFTA award-winning Green Wing and Campus. Richard has also worked extensively in sketch comedy, writing for successful shows such as Harry & Paul, Smack the Pony, Man Stroke Woman and The Fast Show. Richard has also written numerous animation and childrens’ shows such as Angry Toons and Rastamouse. He currently has numerous projects in development including Greenpark Coach Starz for Disney.

Narrative Comedy:

TROLLIED – Roughcut / Sky One

Two episode of season three of the hit sitcom

GATES– Feelgood Fiction/Sky Living

Original five-part sitcom
(Co-creator)

CAMPUS – Monicker Pictures/Channel 4

Team-written comedy series

LIFE BITES – Prism Entertainment/Disney

Four episodes of teen comedy series

GREEN WING (Series 1 and 2) – Talkback/C4

BAFTA winner – People’s Choice award

THE CRUST – Darrall Macqueen/CBBC

Children’s comedy-drama

JESUS GREEN – Absolutely Productions/C4

Team written sitcom

THE STRANGERERS – Taken For Granted Productions/Sky

Creative consultanton comedy series

SUNNYSIDE FARM – Granada /BBC

Created and wrote sitcom starring Phil Daniels

THE GHOULS – Sky Television

Children’s series, twenty-six episodes

BIRDS OF A FEATHER  – Alomo Productions/BBC

Episodes of long running sitcom

A CLASS ACT – SelecTV

Starring Tracey Ullman and Michael Palin

Sketch Shows:

HARRY & PAUL (Series 3) – Tiger Aspect/BBC 2

 

MAN STROKE WOMAN (Series 1 and 2) – Talkback/BBC 3

 

SWINGING (Series 2) – Monkey Kingdom/Channel 5

 

MONKEY DUST – Talkback/BBC 3

 

STUPID – CBBC

 

ALL STAR SKETCH SHOW/MONKEY TROUSERS – Pett Productions/ITV

 

TV TO GO – BBC

 

SMACK THE PONY (Series 1, 2 & 3) – TalkBack/C4

 

THE FAST SHOW – BBC

HARRY ENFIELD & CHUMS / HARRY ENFIELD CHRISTMAS SPECIAL – Tiger Aspect

Winner: Writers Guild Awards 1997
Best Light Entertainment Programme.

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE  – LWT

 

WHAT GOES ON  – YTV/Granada

 

THE MORWENNA BANKS SHOW – Absolutely

 

STEPHEN FRY LIVE AT LONDON LIGHTHOUSE  – Pozzitive Productions

Material for Harry Enfield

SMITH AND JONES – Talkback/BBC

 

LENNY HENRY SHOW (CHRISTMAS SPECIAL) – BBC

Entertainment Shows:

MARK WATSON KICKS OFF – World’s End/ITV 4

Material for panel show

THE MOVIE SHOW – Monkey Kingdom/Channel 5

Material for film show

SHARK INFESTED CUSTARD – Avalon/ITV

Two episodes of Harry Hill entertainment show

PLANET COOK – Platinum Films/BBC

Episodes of kids cooking show

LIPSMACKING – Angel Eye/BBC

Material for hidden camera show

INFAMOUS FIVES – Fireside Favourites/E4

Exposing the dark secrets and lies of the Cult of Celebrity

SHOOTING STARS  – BBC

Questions for Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer

THE FIRST TELEVISION SHOW – Zenith/C4

LILY LIVE   Carlton Television

Gag writer for Lilly Savage chat show. Series 2

FRIENDS LIKE THESE – BBC

Links and stingers for Ant & Dec game show

SMTV – Ant and Dec Productions

Over 35 shows for Ant, Dec and Cat Deely

ANT & DEC CHRISTMAS SPECIAL / ANT & DEC UNZIPPED  Zenith North

 

CLIVE ANDERSON TALKS BACK LE SHOW  Rapido TV Limited

 

ALL RISE FOR JULIAN CLARY – BBC

Series script editor

THE JACK DOCHERTY SHOW – Channel 5

Writer on 40 episodes of series

THE ZIG AND ZAG SHOW – Zenith Productions

 

LATE LUNCH – Princess Productions

 

COMIC RELIEF – BBC

Animation:

GREEN PARK COACHSTARZ – The Walt Disney Company

Pilot script and series development work for proposed series

SUNNYGREEN FARM – Ideas At Work

Pilot script for proposed series

BAD PIGGIES – Rovio

Episode of proposed series

ANGRY TOONS – Rovio

Numerous episodes of the web series

SPENCER – Alphanim

Two episodes of animated series

CANIMALS – Aardman Animations

Storylines for series

RASTAMOUSE – Three Stones Media/BBC

Four episodes of animated series

MUDDLE EARTH – CBBC

Two episodes of animated series

PET SCHOOL – Scholastic Entertainment

Episode of animated series

KING ARTHUR’S DISASTERS – Zenith Entertainment

Two episodes of animated series

THE LIKE-A-BALLS – Cosgrove Hall Films

Three episodes of animated series

THE SLUMS – Cosgrove Hall Films

Pilot script for post-watershed animated series

SUPER NORMAL – Granada Television/Cosgrove Hall

Co-creator and lead writer foranimated series for children

LIAR, LIAR  Picasso Pictures/BBC

Lucy, Larry and their terrifyingly over-active imaginations

HOUSE OF ROCK – Fireside Favourites/C4

Two series of cult adult animation

POPCULTOMANIA – Fireside Favourites/C4

Part animated/part live action panel game show hosted by

Alfred Hitchcock, with team leaders Che Guevara and Andy Warhol

WILL’S WORLD – Fireside Favourites/C4

Animated version of what might have happened at Prince William’s 18th birthday party

Directed by Oscar winning animator Bob Godfrey

ALL ABOARD THE CAT BUS  Fireside Favourites/C4

 

LOGGERHEADS – Absolutely Productions

Four half hour episodes of animated comedy series

NORMAN NORMAL – Magma Productions

Three episodes of animated comedy series

Music Shows:

BORN SLOPPY  Monkey Kingdom/C4

 

CD:UK – Ant and Dec Productions

 

THE BRIT AWARDS – Brit Awards Ltd

Links for Music Award show

MTV EUROPE MUSIC AWARDS – MTV

1995 & 1996 Links

Radio:

IT’S BEEN A BAD WEEK – Celador/BBC Radio 2

Topical comedy show

THE GRIFF RHYS JONES SHOW – SERIES 2/3/4  – Talkback/BBC Radio 2

 

Radio Sketches:

THE RIGHT TIME – BBC Radio Four

 

THE STEVE WRIGHT SHOW – BBC Radio One

 

Books:

THE FAST SHOW BOOK  Boxtree Publishing

 

NOT THE MILLENNIUM – Virgin Publishing

 

Corporate:

EE – Corporate film.

 

Lloyds TSB – New customer experience.

Film to encourage staff to use new procedures for opening customer accounts. Using the metaphor of the first date and a little of the feel of “Fawlty Towers.”
An excerpt online here: http://vimeo.com/32778055

COI

Scripted a film to encourage the best practice in the measuring and weighing of primary school children

COI

A series of films for the UK Borders Agency.  Explaining to staff new procedures for their Annual Review

KPMG

Work on a series of films about new communication procedures

Virgin Media

Series of short stylised films explaining new Virgin technology to staff

Network Rail

A film for their annual conference showing the uplifting and inspiring aspects of the Network

Network Rail

A light-hearted piece about the serious subject of safety and best practice on the railway

Ernst & Young

“Don’t miss out” A stylised series of films encouraging staff to use new in-house communications

Chiltern Railways

Writer of a series of ‘funny announcements’ to brighten up commuters’ journeys. Included radio and TV promotion for the project