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Paul Kerensa


Winner of the BBC Radio Entertainment Contract Writer Titheridge Prize, Paul writes and script-edits for many comedies for BBC TV, Sky and other channels. He was on the British Comedy Award-winning writing team for Miranda, and has written on each series of Lee Mack’s sitcom Not Going Out, among other shows. He won the ITV Take the Mike Award in 2002 and has been described as “Ingenious” by the Evening Standard and “****ing funny” by Ricky Gervais. Paul is also one of the few to perform stand-up at both comedy clubs and churches, in bearpits and pulpits, as well as contributing regular ‘Pause For Thought’ slots on Chris Evans’ Radio 2 Breakfast Show.

STAND-UP COMEDY –
Winner: ITV’s Take The Mike stand-up comedy award
Finalist: BBC New Comedy Awards
Finalist: Wilkinson Sword Cutting Edge of Comedy
Finalist: Daily Telegraph Open Mic Award
UK clubs (Comedy Store, The Glee, Komedia, Jongleurs, Highlight, etc)
Montreal Comedy Festival
Monte Carlo
Cannes
Berlin
Cologne
Edinburgh Festival (solo shows 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2015)
Support for Milton Jones’ and Men In Coats’ theatrical tours

TELEVISION WRITING –
SELECTED SHOWS:
2017 – The Royal Variety Performance (writer)
2017 – A yet-to-be-announced animation (writer)
2016 – Buble at the BBC, BBC1 (writer)
2016 – Top Gear, BBC1 (writer)
2007-ongoing forever – Not Going Out, BBC1 (co-writer) – RTS Award winner, Best Sitcom
2015 – TFI Friday, Channel 4/Zimple Productions (programme associate)
2008-2014 – Miranda, BBC1 (co-writer) – British Comedy Award winner, Best New Comedy
2013 – The Quiet Men, ITV (writer) – pilot for Ant & Dec
2013 – Up The Women, BBC4 (additional material)
2013 – From The Heart, ITV (writer) �” live charity campaign
2012 – The Revolting World of Stanley Brown, CBBC (additional material)
2012 – B841 Sketch Show, Aardman Animations (additional material)
2011 – Lee Mack’s All-Star Cast, BBC/Zeppotron (associate producer)
2011 – Comedy Rocks with Jason Manford, ITV (associate producer)
2011 – In With The Flynns, Caryn Mandaback Productions (additional material)
2010 – Dirty Sexy Funny, Tiger Aspect (co-writer)
2010-2011 – Lunch Monkeys, Channel K (script editor)
2009 – Silver Acres, Aficionado (script editor)
2008 – Headcases, ITV1 (co-writer)
2008 – The Wrong Door, BBC3, dir Ben Wheatley (script editor)
2008 – Scallywagga, BBC3 (script editor)
2007 – Taking The Flak, BBC2 (script editor)
2007-08 – After You’ve Gone, BBC1 (co-writer)
2006 – Trexx & Flipside, BBC3 (co-writer)

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