Agent: Edward Hughes

Richard Ommanney is a writer for TV and theatre. Richard created the sitcom Three Up, Two Down which ran for four series on BBC One. He created and wrote two series of Square Deal for LWT, starring Martin Clunes and Maureen Lipman.

Richard also wrote eight episodes of the crime drama, The Bill for Talkback Thames and his play, The Making of Julia was produced at The Mill at Sonnig.

Richard currently has a number of projects in development, including a US-version of Three Up, Two Down with The Weinstein Company.


Three Up, Two Down – BBC

Created and wrote four series of the hit sitcom, starring Angela Thorne and Michael Elphick
Changed format American-set version of the series in development with The Weinstein Company

All At Number 20 – Thames Television

Created and wrote the sitcom Starring Maureen Lipman and Martin Clunes

Square Deal – LWT

Created and wrote two series of love triangle sitcom.
(Format sold to Holland and remade as Tegen Wil en Dank)

Side By Side – BBC

Created and wrote two series of sitcom starring Gareth Hunt

Oppassen, Ben zo Terug, and Bergen-Binnen – Blue Horse Productions

25 episodes of three Dutch sitcoms 


The Bill – TalkbackThames

Eight episodes of the popular crime drama series

Archie Wade & Sons

Comedy-drama pilot


The Making Of Julia

Produced at The Mill at Sonning




Jerome’s Angel

New novel