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Shaun Pye on finding the balance between writing on panel and narrative shows

Season 1, Ep. 59

Shaun Pye is a writer and producer.

Shaun has written for numerous TV shows including The 11 O'Clock Show, Have I Got News For You, Never Mind the Buzzcocks, They Think It's All Over, Armstrong and Miller, Friday Night with Jonathan Ross, Would I Lie to You?, Frankie Boyle's New World Order and The Reluctant Landlord. 

In addition Shaun co-created the BBC3 animated sketch comedy Monkey Dust. He also co-created The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret starring David Cross, Sharon Horgan, Blake Harrison, Will Arnett, Spike Jonze, Sara Pascoe and Amber Tamblyn. The series was broadcast on Channel 4, Netflix and IFC. Shaun created and wrote the BAFTA-winning There She Goes with his wife Sarah Crawford. The series was originally on BBC 4 and then subsequently got moved to BBC 2. It stars David tenant and Jessie Hynes and is based on Seans own experiences with his daughter Joey, who was born with a chromosomal disorder. As an actor Shaun in best known for his role as Greg Lindley-Jones on Ricky Gervais's sitcom Extras.

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Steve - @offkeysteve


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