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
- DateProduction (role)CompanyProject details
- Date: 2020-Production (role): Breeders Series 2 (Director)Company: Avalon / Sky / FXProject details: In production
- Date: 2020Production (role): Man Like Mobeen Series 3 (Director)Company: Tiger Aspect / BBC3Project details: Series director
- Date: 2020Production (role): Hitmen (Director)Company: Tiger Aspect / SkyProject details: Series director
Written by Joe Parham & Joe Markham
Starring Mel Giedroyc & Sue Perkins
- Date: 2019Production (role): Grace Under Pressure (Director)Company: 2LE Media / SkyProject details: In production
Part of Sky's Urban Myth Anthology series
- Date: 2018Production (role): Man Like Mobeeen Series 2 (Director)Company: Tiger Aspect / BB3Project details: Available to watch on BBC iPlayer
- Date: 2017Production (role): Man Like Mobeen (Director)Company: Cave Bear / BBC3Project details: Series commissioned from Comedy Feed
Starring Guz Khan
- Date: 2016Production (role): Revolting (Director)Company: Hat Trick / BBC2Project details: Directed the written sketches
Starred Jolyon Rubenstein & Heydon Prowse
- Date: 2016Production (role): Man Like Mobeen (Director)Company: Cave Bear / BBC Comedy FeedProject details: BBC Comedy Feed (30mins)
Starred Guz Khan
- Date: 2015Production (role): Children In Need Star Wars SketchCompany: BBC / Lucas Film / DisneyProject details:
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- Date: 2017Production (role): Broadcast AwardsCompany: Nominated for Best New Comedy (REVOLTING)