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Graham Linehan

Writer / Director

Graham Linehan is an Irish comedy writer and director, the creator of highly popular series’ such as ‘Father Ted’, ‘The IT Crowd’, ‘Black Books’, and ‘Count Arthur Strong’.

 

Credits

TELEVISION
Date: 2017
Production (role):
SHRINK (Director)
Company:
Seeso / NBC
Date: 2017
Production (role):
COUNT ARTHUR STRONG (Writer / Director)
Company:
Boom / Delightful Industries / BBC
Project details:
Series 3
Date: 2016
Production (role):
MOTHERLAND (Co-Writer / Director / Executive Producer)
Company:
Boom / Delightful Industries / Merman / BBC
Project details:
Pilot
Date: 2015
Production (role):
Count Arthur Strong (Writer / Director)
Company:
Boom / Delightful Industries / BBC
Project details:
Series 2
Date: 2014
Production (role):
THE WALSHES (Writer / Director)
Company:
Boom / BBC
Project details:
3 x 30
Date: 2013
Production (role):
THE IT CROWD (Writer / Director / Executive Producer)
Company:
Retort / Channel4
Project details:
Special
Date: 2013
Production (role):
COUNT ARTHUR STRONG (Writer / Director)
Company:
Boom / Delightful Industries / BBC
Project details:
Series 1

Nominated BAFTA Craft Award 2014 for 'Best Writer'
Date: 2010
Production (role):
THE IT CROWD (Writer / Director / Executive Producer)
Company:
Retort / Channel 4
Project details:
Series 4

Nominated for RTS Award 2011 for 'Best Writer - Comedy'
Date: 2010
Production (role):
THE ARMSTRONG AND MILLER SHOW (Writer)
Company:
Hat Trick / BBC
Project details:
Series 3
Date: 2008
Production (role):
THE IT CROWD (Writer / Director / Executive Producer)
Company:
Retort / Channel 4
Project details:
Series 3

Winner of BAFTA TV Award 2009 for 'Best Situation Comedy'

Nominated for WGGB Award 2009 for 'Television Comedy'

Winner at British Comedy Awards for 'WGGB Top Comedy Writer'

Nominated at British Comedy Awards for 'Best TV Sitcom'

Winner of Irish Film and Television Award for 'Best Script for Television'
Date: 2007
Production (role):
THE IT CROWD (Writer / Director / Executive Producer)
Company:
Retort / Channel 4
Project details:
Series 2

Nominated for BAFTA TV Award 2008 for 'Best Situation Comedy'
Date: 2006
Production (role):
THE IT CROWD (Writer / Director / Executive Producer)
Company:
Retort / Channel 4
Project details:
Series 1

Nominated for BAFTA TV Award 2007 for 'Best Situation Comedy'
Date: 2003
Production (role):
LITTLE BRITAIN (Director)
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Directed 1 Episode of Series 1
Date: 2000
Production (role):
BLACK BOOKS (Writer / Director)
Company:
Assembly / Channel 4
Project details:
Series 1

Winner of BAFTA TV Award 2001 for 'Best Situation Comedy'
Date: 2000
Production (role):
JAM (Writer)
Company:
TalkBack / Channel 4
Date: 1999
Production (role):
HIPPIES (Writer)
Company:
TalkBack / BBC
Date: 1999
Production (role):
BRASS EYE (Additional Material)
Company:
TalkBack / Channel 4
Project details:
Series 1
Date: 1998
Production (role):
FATHER TED (Writer)
Company:
Hat Trick / Channel 4
Project details:
Series 3

Winner of BAFTA TV Award 1999 for 'Best Comedy Programme or Series'
Date: 1998
Production (role):
BIG TRAIN (Writer / Director)
Company:
TalkBack / BBC2
Project details:
Series 1

Nominated for BAFTA TV Award 1999 for 'Best Comedy Programme or Series'
Date: 1997
Production (role):
HARRY ENFIELD AND CHUMS (Additional Material)
Company:
Tiger Aspect / BBC
Project details:
Series 2
Date: 1996
Production (role):
FATHER TED
Company:
Hat Trick / Channel 4
Project details:
Series 2

Nominated for BAFTA TV Award 1997 for 'Best Comedy Programme or Series'
Date: 1996
Production (role):
NEVER MIND THE HORROCKS (Writer)
Company:
Hat Trick / Channel 4
Project details:
Single Film
Date: 1996
Production (role):
THE FAST SHOW (Writer)
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Series 2
Date: 1995
Production (role):
FATHER TED (Writer)
Company:
Hat Trick / Channel 4
Project details:
Series 1

Winner of BAFTA TV Award 1996 for 'Best Comedy Programme or Series'

Winner of WGGB Award 1996 for 'Television - Situation Comedy'
Date: 1995
Production (role):
COOGAN'S RUN (Writer)
Company:
Pozzitive / BBC
Date: 1995
Production (role):
THE ALL NEW ALEXEI SAYLE SHOW (Writer)
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Series 2
Date: 1995
Production (role):
THE FRIDAY NIGHT ARMISTICE (Writer)
Company:
BBC
Date: 1994
Production (role):
THE FAST SHOW (Writer)
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Series 1
Date: 1994
Production (role):
THE ALL NEW ALEXEI SAYLE SHOW (Writer)
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Series 1
Date: 1994
Production (role):
PARIS (Writer)
Company:
TalkBack

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): SHRINK (Director)
    Company: Seeso / NBC
    Project details:
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): COUNT ARTHUR STRONG (Writer / Director)
    Company: Boom / Delightful Industries / BBC
    Project details: Series 3
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): MOTHERLAND (Co-Writer / Director / Executive Producer)
    Company: Boom / Delightful Industries / Merman / BBC
    Project details: Pilot
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): Count Arthur Strong (Writer / Director)
    Company: Boom / Delightful Industries / BBC
    Project details: Series 2
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): THE WALSHES (Writer / Director)
    Company: Boom / BBC
    Project details: 3 x 30
  • Date: 2013
    Production (role): THE IT CROWD (Writer / Director / Executive Producer)
    Company: Retort / Channel4
    Project details: Special
  • Date: 2013
    Production (role): COUNT ARTHUR STRONG (Writer / Director)
    Company: Boom / Delightful Industries / BBC
    Project details: Series 1

    Nominated BAFTA Craft Award 2014 for 'Best Writer'
  • Date: 2010
    Production (role): THE IT CROWD (Writer / Director / Executive Producer)
    Company: Retort / Channel 4
    Project details: Series 4

    Nominated for RTS Award 2011 for 'Best Writer - Comedy'
  • Date: 2010
    Production (role): THE ARMSTRONG AND MILLER SHOW (Writer)
    Company: Hat Trick / BBC
    Project details: Series 3
  • Date: 2008
    Production (role): THE IT CROWD (Writer / Director / Executive Producer)
    Company: Retort / Channel 4
    Project details: Series 3

    Winner of BAFTA TV Award 2009 for 'Best Situation Comedy'

    Nominated for WGGB Award 2009 for 'Television Comedy'

    Winner at British Comedy Awards for 'WGGB Top Comedy Writer'

    Nominated at British Comedy Awards for 'Best TV Sitcom'

    Winner of Irish Film and Television Award for 'Best Script for Television'
  • Date: 2007
    Production (role): THE IT CROWD (Writer / Director / Executive Producer)
    Company: Retort / Channel 4
    Project details: Series 2

    Nominated for BAFTA TV Award 2008 for 'Best Situation Comedy'
  • Date: 2006
    Production (role): THE IT CROWD (Writer / Director / Executive Producer)
    Company: Retort / Channel 4
    Project details: Series 1

    Nominated for BAFTA TV Award 2007 for 'Best Situation Comedy'
  • Date: 2003
    Production (role): LITTLE BRITAIN (Director)
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Directed 1 Episode of Series 1
  • Date: 2000
    Production (role): BLACK BOOKS (Writer / Director)
    Company: Assembly / Channel 4
    Project details: Series 1

    Winner of BAFTA TV Award 2001 for 'Best Situation Comedy'
  • Date: 2000
    Production (role): JAM (Writer)
    Company: TalkBack / Channel 4
    Project details:
  • Date: 1999
    Production (role): HIPPIES (Writer)
    Company: TalkBack / BBC
    Project details:
  • Date: 1999
    Production (role): BRASS EYE (Additional Material)
    Company: TalkBack / Channel 4
    Project details: Series 1
  • Date: 1998
    Production (role): FATHER TED (Writer)
    Company: Hat Trick / Channel 4
    Project details: Series 3

    Winner of BAFTA TV Award 1999 for 'Best Comedy Programme or Series'
  • Date: 1998
    Production (role): BIG TRAIN (Writer / Director)
    Company: TalkBack / BBC2
    Project details: Series 1

    Nominated for BAFTA TV Award 1999 for 'Best Comedy Programme or Series'
  • Date: 1997
    Production (role): HARRY ENFIELD AND CHUMS (Additional Material)
    Company: Tiger Aspect / BBC
    Project details: Series 2
  • Date: 1996
    Production (role): FATHER TED
    Company: Hat Trick / Channel 4
    Project details: Series 2

    Nominated for BAFTA TV Award 1997 for 'Best Comedy Programme or Series'
  • Date: 1996
    Production (role): NEVER MIND THE HORROCKS (Writer)
    Company: Hat Trick / Channel 4
    Project details: Single Film
  • Date: 1996
    Production (role): THE FAST SHOW (Writer)
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Series 2
  • Date: 1995
    Production (role): FATHER TED (Writer)
    Company: Hat Trick / Channel 4
    Project details: Series 1

    Winner of BAFTA TV Award 1996 for 'Best Comedy Programme or Series'

    Winner of WGGB Award 1996 for 'Television - Situation Comedy'
  • Date: 1995
    Production (role): COOGAN'S RUN (Writer)
    Company: Pozzitive / BBC
    Project details:
  • Date: 1995
    Production (role): THE ALL NEW ALEXEI SAYLE SHOW (Writer)
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Series 2
  • Date: 1995
    Production (role): THE FRIDAY NIGHT ARMISTICE (Writer)
    Company: BBC
    Project details:
  • Date: 1994
    Production (role): THE FAST SHOW (Writer)
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Series 1
  • Date: 1994
    Production (role): THE ALL NEW ALEXEI SAYLE SHOW (Writer)
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Series 1
  • Date: 1994
    Production (role): PARIS (Writer)
    Company: TalkBack
    Project details:

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