TV & Radio

2006

Commissioned by BBC radio 7 to write my sketch show called I’M AN ALIEN BEAM ME OFF HERE, broadcast as part of the Big Toe Radio Show

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Commissioned by Monkey to write sketches for series 2 of Channel 5’s Swinging.

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

Commissioned by Aardman for series 2 of CITV’s Planet Sketch (pictured).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2005

Commissioned by AVALON to write for Harry Hill’s new CITV show SHARK INFESTED CUSTARD. Series starts 21st October 2005.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Commissioned by ENDEMOL to write a pilot for ZIG & ZAG for SKY TV.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Commissioned by Talkback Thames to write documentary material for the factual show HEROES OF HISTORY. Shown on Channel 5 from 9th October 2005. Presented by Fran Beauman and Ania Dykczak. 

 

 

 

 

Commissioned by BBC Radio 4 to write a pilot show for JOHN SHUTTLEWORTH’S OPEN MIND with Shuttleworth creator Graham Fellows.

 

 

 

 

 

Commissioned by Cbeebies to write epsiodes of the pre-school make and do show Doodle Do.

 

 

Commissioned to write THE FLAT, a sitcom pilot for BBC 3 through BBC Manchester, starring comedians Tom Price (Torchwwod) and Rufus Hound.

 

 

2004

Commissioned by BBC to write series 2 of STUPID, starring a new King Stupid comedian Phil Cornwell.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Commissioned by Foundation TV to write material for MINISTRY OF MAYHEM, including the running sketch BUTHAVEN.

 

 

Ran a two day Comedy Writing Workshop with presenter Joe Mace at the 2004 Edinburgh TV Festival, via TVYP.

Completed a 12 month contract with CBBC as Development Producer. Creating, working on and editing many children’s TV shows and formats.

 

 

 

 

2003

Appeared as guest on the live CBBC show X-CHANGE to promote the ARTHUR KING novels and BAD PENNY.

Appeared as guest on the live BBC 7 show BIG TOE RADIO SHOW to promote the ARTHUR KING novels and BAD PENNY.

 

 

Commissioned by BBC to develop and write my sketch show idea STUPID. Series 1 was first broadcast in December 2004.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Commissioned by BBC to write series 2 of Bad Penny.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BIG TOE RADIO SHOW transmit an abridge reading of THE LEGEND OF ARTHUR KING.

Commissioned by Scottish media to write material for the sketch show Laugh Out Loud, shown on Nickelodeon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

2002

Commissioned by BBC to write series 1 of Bad Penny.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Commissioned by ITV1 to write Ant and Dec's links for an in-house corporate video showcasing the company's programmes for 2002.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wrote topical gags for the panto production of Cinderella starring Timmy Mallett at Billingham's Forum Theatre.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2001

Commissioned by James Grant Management to write a weekly column on behalf of Ant and Dec for the SUB-CLUB Internet chat-room site. Appeared as a character on line every week during the live web-chat where Ant, Dec, myself and on-liners appeared as cartoon avatars

COMIC RELIEF 2001: Asked to write Ant and Dec's material for their presentation of that year's event.

 

 

 

 

2000

Commissioned by Blaze television to write the one off show Top Telly Of 2000 for Ant and Dec.

Commissioned by Mission Television to script the TV Hits Awards 2000 for Cat Deeley, Dermot O'Leary and Lisa from Steps.

Commissioned by Unique Television to write a one off secret camera show that was hosted by Ant and Dec.

Commissioned by Blaze Productions to write for a proposed primetime series for Ant and Dec.

Commissioned by Blaze Productions to write interactive Chums stories for the SMTV Live Website.

Commissioned by Two Can Publishing to write the Christmas 2000 SMTV Live annual

Commissioned by Zenith productions to develop an Internet / TV cartoon series.

 

1997

Commissioned by Talkback Productions to write for the 1997 series of Smith And Jones.

Commissioned by BBC and Initial Films to write half of the second series of No Sweat, a sitcom about the boy band NORTH & SOUTH.

Commissioned by the BBC to write links and sketches for The National Lottery. Broadcast on 3/1/98, presented by Ant and Dec.

Commissioned by Zenith Productions to write for the 1997 Ant & Dec Christmas Special with special guest Rowland Rivron and Jo Guest.

Commissioned by BBC and Smash Hits to write linking material for The 1997 Smash Hits Poll Winners Party ceremony. Presented by Ant and Dec. Also trailers for BBC TV and Radio 1

Commissioned by Planet 24 to write material for the summer Bigger Breakfast Roadshows broadcast 21st July to 29th August 1997. 

Commissioned by Planet 24 to write dialogue and sketches for The Bigger Breakfast. A daily 5 hour roadshow special from 26th to 30th April 1997. Presented by Denise Van Outen and Richard Orford.

Commissioned by Planet 24 to write dialogue and sketches for The Big Breakfast which Ant and Dec presented 14th to 18th April 1997.

Commissioned by Witzend to write a short comedy play for Channel 5. 

Commissioned by Zenith North to write the Channel 4 series Ant And Dec Unzipped. 

  • Nominated for a British Comedy Award 1997. 
  • Awarded a BAFTA in October 1998.  

1998

Commissioned to write SMTV / CDUK , the Saturday morning show starring Ant Dec and Cat shown on Saturday mornings 9:25 am. Also interactive Chums stories for the SMTV website. 

Dean's sketch ‘The Beautiful Corrs meet the real Corrs’ was voted 13th Best TV Moment of 2001 on the Channel 4 programme.

  • Awarded 2 BAFTAs November 2002. 
  • Voted best children’s Programme by Radio Times 2002. 
  • Awarded a TV Quick award 'Best Children's' in September 2001. 
  • Voted #27 in Channel 4's TOP 100 Kids' Shows Of All Time in August 2001. 
  • Awarded a Royal Television Society award in March 2001. 
  • Awarded a Broadcast award in February 2001. 
  • Awarded a Indie award in 2001. 
  • Won People's Choice at British Comedy Awards in December 2000. 
  • Awarded two Best Entertainment BAFTAs in November 2000. 
  • Awarded Kids Vote BAFTAs in November 2000. 
  • Awarded a TV Hits award 'Best Teens' September 2000. 
  • Awarded a TV Quick award 'Best Children's' in September 2000. 
  • Awarded 2 Royal Television Society awards in March 2000. 
  • Awarded 2 Royal Television Society awards in March 1999.

Commissioned to write for Haywired, a sketch show for BBC Scotland.

Commissioned by Planet 24 to write The Bigger Breakfast 6/4/98 to 17/4/98, presented by Ant and Dec and Melanie Sykes (pictured left).

 

 

 

 

 

1999

Commissioned to write for Friends Like These, a BBC Saturday evening show starring Ant and Dec. Shown in February - April 2000.

Awarded a Bronze award at the Montreux Festival in May 2000.

Commissioned to write for Timmy Towers, a CITV children's show starring Timmy Mallett. Shown in April 2000.