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Ollie Parsons

Director

Ollie Parsons is a multi award-winning director of sitcoms, adverts and branded content.

His beautifully crafted work has received much critical acclaim for being visually stunning, funny, dramatic and full of heart.  From the big and silly, to the nuanced and satirical he has very attuned comedy instincts.

People he has directed include: Peter Capaldi, Martin Freeman, Charlie Brooker, Sian Clifford, Guz Khan  David Hasslehoff, Asim Chaudhry, Miranda Harte, Mel and Sue, David Ajala, Samuel West, Sir Chris Hoy, R2-D2, C-3PO and Lewis Hamilton.

He has recently completed filming on the Sky One action comedy “Hitmen” and is currently in production on the 2nd series of “Breeders” starring Daisy Haggard & Martin Freeman.

For his showreel please check out:  www.ollieparsons.com

 

 

Credits

TELEVISION
Date: 2020-
Production (role):
Breeders Series 2 (Director)
Company:
Avalon / Sky / FX
Project details:
In production

Date: 2020
Production (role):
Man Like Mobeen Series 3 (Director)
Company:
Tiger Aspect / BBC3
Project details:
Series director

Date: 2020
Production (role):
Hitmen (Director)
Company:
Tiger Aspect / Sky
Project details:
Series director

Written by Joe Parham & Joe Markham

Starring Mel Giedroyc & Sue Perkins
Date: 2019
Production (role):
Grace Under Pressure (Director)
Company:
2LE Media / Sky
Project details:
In production

Part of Sky's Urban Myth Anthology series
Date: 2018
Production (role):
Man Like Mobeeen Series 2 (Director)
Company:
Tiger Aspect / BB3
Project details:
Available to watch on BBC iPlayer

Series director
Date: 2017
Production (role):
Man Like Mobeen (Director)
Company:
Cave Bear / BBC3
Project details:
Series commissioned from Comedy Feed

Series director



Starring Guz Khan
Date: 2016
Production (role):
Revolting (Director)
Company:
Hat Trick / BBC2
Project details:
Directed the written sketches

Starred Jolyon Rubenstein & Heydon Prowse
Date: 2016
Production (role):
Man Like Mobeen (Director)
Company:
Cave Bear / BBC Comedy Feed
Project details:
BBC Comedy Feed (30mins)

Starred Guz Khan
Date: 2015
Production (role):
Children In Need Star Wars Sketch
Company:
BBC / Lucas Film / Disney
AWARDS
Date: 2017
Production (role):
Broadcast Awards
Company:
Nominated for Best New Comedy (REVOLTING)

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2020-
    Production (role): Breeders Series 2 (Director)
    Company: Avalon / Sky / FX
    Project details: In production

  • Date: 2020
    Production (role): Man Like Mobeen Series 3 (Director)
    Company: Tiger Aspect / BBC3
    Project details: Series director

  • Date: 2020
    Production (role): Hitmen (Director)
    Company: Tiger Aspect / Sky
    Project details: Series director

    Written by Joe Parham & Joe Markham

    Starring Mel Giedroyc & Sue Perkins
  • Date: 2019
    Production (role): Grace Under Pressure (Director)
    Company: 2LE Media / Sky
    Project details: In production

    Part of Sky's Urban Myth Anthology series
  • Date: 2018
    Production (role): Man Like Mobeeen Series 2 (Director)
    Company: Tiger Aspect / BB3
    Project details: Available to watch on BBC iPlayer

    Series director
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): Man Like Mobeen (Director)
    Company: Cave Bear / BBC3
    Project details: Series commissioned from Comedy Feed

    Series director



    Starring Guz Khan
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): Revolting (Director)
    Company: Hat Trick / BBC2
    Project details: Directed the written sketches

    Starred Jolyon Rubenstein & Heydon Prowse
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): Man Like Mobeen (Director)
    Company: Cave Bear / BBC Comedy Feed
    Project details: BBC Comedy Feed (30mins)

    Starred Guz Khan
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): Children In Need Star Wars Sketch
    Company: BBC / Lucas Film / Disney
    Project details:
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): Broadcast Awards
    Company: Nominated for Best New Comedy (REVOLTING)