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Alex Walsh-Taylor

Producer

Credits

TELEVISION
Production (role):
IN THE LONG RUN (Producer)
Company:
Green Door Pictures / Sprout Pictures / Sky One
Project details:
Series 2 & 3

Created by and starring Idris Elba, Bill Bailey, Jimmy Akingbola, Madeleine Appiah and Kellie Shirley.

Period comedy based on Idris Elba's life growing up on a London estate in the '80s.
Production (role):
PORTERS (Producer)
Company:
Dancing Ledge Productions / UKTV (Dave)
Project details:
6 x 30'

Created by Dan Sefton.

Starring Daniel Mays, Edward Easton, Claudia Jessie, Susan Wokoma, Sanjeev Bhaskar & Rutger Hauer.

Single camera comedy set around the world of hospital porters.
Production (role):
LOVESICK (Series Producer)
Company:
Clerkenwell Films / Netflix
Project details:
8 x 30'

Created by Tom Edge
Romantic comedy starring Antonia Thomas, Johnny Flynn, Daniel Ings and Joshua McGuire exploring the lives of four close friends who are trying to find love and figure out who they are.
Production (role):
A CHRISTMAS CAROL GOES WRONG (Producer)
Company:
BBC Studios / BBC One
Project details:
1 x 60'

Written & performed by Mischief theatre, the creators of the West End hit The Play That Goes Wrong.

Blacklisted from the BBC last year, the Cornley Polytechnic Dramatic Society hijack a 'live' BBC Production of A Christmas Carol and soon realise they are completely out of their depth. Guest starring Derek Jacobi and Diana Rigg.
Production (role):
STILL OPEN ALL HOURS (Series Producer)
Company:
BBC / BBC One
Project details:
13 x 30' comedy

Series Two and Three of the cherished corner shop sitcom building on the huge success of series one delivering 8.5 million viewers and currently Britain's highest rated sitcom
Production (role):
BARRY'S LUNCH CLUB (Writer & Producer)
Company:
Whistledown Productions / Radio 4
Project details:
4 x 30'

Co-wrote brand new sitcom set around local Lunch Club meetings in a civic hall, chaired by 82 year old Barry St. Michael, the comedy character created by Alex Lowe

Starring Alex Lowe, Stephanie Cole and Philip Pope
Production (role):
GOODNESS GRACIOUS ME – INDIA SPECIAL
Company:
BBC Two
Project details:
1 x 30'

Launching India Season the award winning British-Asian sketch show returns for another one-off special

Starring Sanjeev Bhaskar, Kulvinder Ghir, Meera Syal and Nina Wadia
Production (role):
STILL OPEN ALL HOURS (Series Producer)
Company:
BBC Comedy / BBC One
Project details:
6 x 30'

New series of the cherished corner shop sitcom starring Sir David Jason, Johnny Vegas, Tim Healy, Lynda Baron, Stephanie Cole and new comer James Baxter

Wr. Roy Clarke
Production (role):
MONKS (Series Producer)
Company:
BBC Comedy / BBC One
Project details:
1 x 30' (plus further draft scripts and storylines)

Wr. Danny Robins plus team

Studio sitcom centring on a dole fraud who runs away to a monastery to escape prosecution. Reworked scripts with a larger writing team and recast for new BBC One TX pilot (May 2014). Starring Seann Walsh, Mark Heap, James Fleet and Justin Edwards. Also wrote additional material
Production (role):
NIXON'S THE ONE (Series Producer)
Company:
Hat Trick Productions / Sky Arts
Project details:
5 x 30'

Created by and starring Harry Shearer (This is Spinal Tap, The Simpsons), the series recreates verbatim conversations in Nixon's Oval Office with his staff. A compelling and funny study of political power and paranoia in the 1970s
Production (role):
THE ONE.... (Series Producer)
Company:
BBC One
Project details:
3 x 40' – three comedy specials celebrating the careers
Production (role):
THE ONE GRIFF RHYS JONES
Project details:
A return to the sketch show format reuniting him with Mel Smith after 15 years for their iconic Head to Head sketch plus guest starring Hugh Bonneville, Tom Hollander and Larry Lamb
Production (role):
THE ONE LENNY HENRY
Project details:
Stand-up and sketches guest starring Omid Djalili, Ronni Ancona, Peter Serafinowicz and Matt Lucas
Production (role):
THE ONE JASPER CARROTT
Company:
BBC
Project details:
A return to stand-up after nearly twenty years plus sketches starring daughter, Lucy Davis and Robert Powell
Production (role):
2010 UNWRAPPED WITH MIRANDA HART (Creator / Producer / Director)
Company:
BBC Two
Project details:
1 x 60'

A comedy review of the year using fictional news, archive footage manipulation and spoof interviews, all treated completely seriously

Starring Miranda Hart; team written
Production (role):
THE GREAT OUTDOORS (Series Producer)
Company:
BBC Two & Four
Project details:
3 x 30'

Written by award winning writers Andy Riley & Kevin Cecil (Veep, Black Books)

Single camera sitcom about a dysfunctional group of ramblers starring Ruth Jones, Mark Heap, Katherine Parkinson and Steve Edge
Production (role):
NAVID & JOHNNY
Company:
BBC One
Project details:
30'

TX pilot – studio audience multi-camera sitcom set in a bedsit in London reflecting multi-cultural life in Britain. Alex brought the key talent together for BBC One

Written by Simon Nye (Men Behaving Badly, How Do You Want Me?)

Starring Omid Djalili and Stephen K Amos
Production (role):
2009 UNWRAPPED WITH MIRANDA HART (Creator / Producer / Director)
Company:
BBC Two
Project details:
1 x 60' as above

Starring Miranda Hart, Team written
Production (role):
THE OMID DJALILI SHOW (Co-creator / Series Producer)
Company:
BBC One (Series 2)
Project details:
6 x 30' – devised and ran second series of the stand-up and sketch show starring Anglo-Iranian comedian and actor Omid Djalili

Team written

Sold to over 18 international territories
Production (role):
THE OMID DJALILI SHOW (Co-creator / Series Producer)
Company:
BBC One (Series 1)
Project details:
6 x 30, as above
Production (role):
HEY, HEY, WE'RE THE MONKS
Project details:
Studio audience multi-camera sitcom pilot about a man forced to join a monastery

Wrs. Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell

Starring James Corden, Justin Edwards and Geoffrey Whitehead
Production (role):
HYPERDRIVE (Series Producer)
Company:
BBC Two (Series 2)
Project details:
6 x 30' - single camera sci-fi sitcom set in the year 2151 about an amateurish British Space Force

Wrs. Andy Riley and Kevin Cecil

Starring Nick Frost, Miranda Hart and Kevin Eldon
Production (role):
HYPERDRIVE (Series Producer)
Company:
BBC Manchester / BBC Two (Series 1)
Project details:
6 x 30' - single camera sci-fi sitcom as above. Negotiated significant six figure third party investment for two series allowing us to use over 300 CGI shots per series and shoot on 16mm
Project details:
LA Show-Running Exchange

Attended comedy project in LA as part of the writers' rooms of Will & Grace, Less Than Perfect and on set of Everybody Loves Raymond and Arrested Development to study the success of team-written, long-running hit sitcoms
Production (role):
ACCORDING TO BEX (Series Producer)
Company:
BBC One
Project details:
8 x 30' - audience multi-camera sitcom

Created by Fred Barron (Seinfeld, My Family) and team written USA style

Starring Jessica Stevenson, Greg Wise, Racquel Cassidy
Production (role):
GRASS (Series Producer)
Company:
BBC Two
Project details:
8 x 30' - single camera comedy drama. The first major project taken from initial idea to screen following Simon Day’s Fast Show pub bore Billy Bleach who is put on the witness protection programme

Wr. Simon Day and Andrew Collins

Starring Simon Day and Philip Jackson
Production (role):
THE FAST SHOW THEME NIGHT (Producer / Director)
Project details:
Including a 50 minute documentary
Production (role):
THE TOP 100 BEST THINGS ABOUT THE FAST SHOW EVER! (Producer & Director)
Project details:
Spoof list show with the Fast Show team
Production (role):
THE 11 O'CLOCK SHOW
Company:
Channel 4
Production (role):
THE STATE WE’RE IN
Company:
BBC 3
Project details:
6 x 30' weekly “as live” studio satirical show recorded three hours before TX
Production (role):
WE ARE HISTORY (Series Producer / Director)
Company:
BBC Two
Project details:
6 x10' single camera spoof history show

Written and performed by Marcus Brigstocke, Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell
RADIO (Includes)
Company:
BBC Radio 4
Project details:
Produced, directed and wrote on over 80 episodes of Radio comedy while at the BBC for Radio 4
Production (role):
THE MUSEUM OF EVERYTHING
Company:
BBC Radio 4 (3 Series)
Project details:
Sketch show

Written and performed by Marcus Brigstocke, Danny Robins, Dan Tetsell and Lucy Montgomery

Sony Nominated
Production (role):
THE WAY IT IS
Company:
BBC Radio 4 (32 Eps.)
Project details:
Long running spoof news show
Production (role):
THE ODD HALF HOUR
Company:
BBC Radio 4 (2 Series)
Project details:
Sketch show

Starring Katherine Parkinson, Jason Byrne, Justin Edwards and Stephen K Amos
Production (role):
TRAPPED
Company:
BBC Radio 4 (2 Series)
Project details:
Non-audience comedy plays by Dan and Mark Maier

Credits

  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): IN THE LONG RUN (Producer)
    Company: Green Door Pictures / Sprout Pictures / Sky One
    Project details: Series 2 & 3

    Created by and starring Idris Elba, Bill Bailey, Jimmy Akingbola, Madeleine Appiah and Kellie Shirley.

    Period comedy based on Idris Elba's life growing up on a London estate in the '80s.
  • Production (role): PORTERS (Producer)
    Company: Dancing Ledge Productions / UKTV (Dave)
    Project details: 6 x 30'

    Created by Dan Sefton.

    Starring Daniel Mays, Edward Easton, Claudia Jessie, Susan Wokoma, Sanjeev Bhaskar & Rutger Hauer.

    Single camera comedy set around the world of hospital porters.
  • Production (role): LOVESICK (Series Producer)
    Company: Clerkenwell Films / Netflix
    Project details: 8 x 30'

    Created by Tom Edge
    Romantic comedy starring Antonia Thomas, Johnny Flynn, Daniel Ings and Joshua McGuire exploring the lives of four close friends who are trying to find love and figure out who they are.
  • Production (role): A CHRISTMAS CAROL GOES WRONG (Producer)
    Company: BBC Studios / BBC One
    Project details: 1 x 60'

    Written & performed by Mischief theatre, the creators of the West End hit The Play That Goes Wrong.

    Blacklisted from the BBC last year, the Cornley Polytechnic Dramatic Society hijack a 'live' BBC Production of A Christmas Carol and soon realise they are completely out of their depth. Guest starring Derek Jacobi and Diana Rigg.
  • Production (role): STILL OPEN ALL HOURS (Series Producer)
    Company: BBC / BBC One
    Project details: 13 x 30' comedy

    Series Two and Three of the cherished corner shop sitcom building on the huge success of series one delivering 8.5 million viewers and currently Britain's highest rated sitcom
  • Production (role): BARRY'S LUNCH CLUB (Writer & Producer)
    Company: Whistledown Productions / Radio 4
    Project details: 4 x 30'

    Co-wrote brand new sitcom set around local Lunch Club meetings in a civic hall, chaired by 82 year old Barry St. Michael, the comedy character created by Alex Lowe

    Starring Alex Lowe, Stephanie Cole and Philip Pope
  • Production (role): GOODNESS GRACIOUS ME – INDIA SPECIAL
    Company: BBC Two
    Project details: 1 x 30'

    Launching India Season the award winning British-Asian sketch show returns for another one-off special

    Starring Sanjeev Bhaskar, Kulvinder Ghir, Meera Syal and Nina Wadia
  • Production (role): STILL OPEN ALL HOURS (Series Producer)
    Company: BBC Comedy / BBC One
    Project details: 6 x 30'

    New series of the cherished corner shop sitcom starring Sir David Jason, Johnny Vegas, Tim Healy, Lynda Baron, Stephanie Cole and new comer James Baxter

    Wr. Roy Clarke
  • Production (role): MONKS (Series Producer)
    Company: BBC Comedy / BBC One
    Project details: 1 x 30' (plus further draft scripts and storylines)

    Wr. Danny Robins plus team

    Studio sitcom centring on a dole fraud who runs away to a monastery to escape prosecution. Reworked scripts with a larger writing team and recast for new BBC One TX pilot (May 2014). Starring Seann Walsh, Mark Heap, James Fleet and Justin Edwards. Also wrote additional material
  • Production (role): NIXON'S THE ONE (Series Producer)
    Company: Hat Trick Productions / Sky Arts
    Project details: 5 x 30'

    Created by and starring Harry Shearer (This is Spinal Tap, The Simpsons), the series recreates verbatim conversations in Nixon's Oval Office with his staff. A compelling and funny study of political power and paranoia in the 1970s
  • Production (role): THE ONE.... (Series Producer)
    Company: BBC One
    Project details: 3 x 40' – three comedy specials celebrating the careers
  • Production (role): THE ONE GRIFF RHYS JONES
    Company:
    Project details: A return to the sketch show format reuniting him with Mel Smith after 15 years for their iconic Head to Head sketch plus guest starring Hugh Bonneville, Tom Hollander and Larry Lamb
  • Production (role): THE ONE LENNY HENRY
    Company:
    Project details: Stand-up and sketches guest starring Omid Djalili, Ronni Ancona, Peter Serafinowicz and Matt Lucas
  • Production (role): THE ONE JASPER CARROTT
    Company: BBC
    Project details: A return to stand-up after nearly twenty years plus sketches starring daughter, Lucy Davis and Robert Powell
  • Production (role): 2010 UNWRAPPED WITH MIRANDA HART (Creator / Producer / Director)
    Company: BBC Two
    Project details: 1 x 60'

    A comedy review of the year using fictional news, archive footage manipulation and spoof interviews, all treated completely seriously

    Starring Miranda Hart; team written
  • Production (role): THE GREAT OUTDOORS (Series Producer)
    Company: BBC Two & Four
    Project details: 3 x 30'

    Written by award winning writers Andy Riley & Kevin Cecil (Veep, Black Books)

    Single camera sitcom about a dysfunctional group of ramblers starring Ruth Jones, Mark Heap, Katherine Parkinson and Steve Edge
  • Production (role): NAVID & JOHNNY
    Company: BBC One
    Project details: 30'

    TX pilot – studio audience multi-camera sitcom set in a bedsit in London reflecting multi-cultural life in Britain. Alex brought the key talent together for BBC One

    Written by Simon Nye (Men Behaving Badly, How Do You Want Me?)

    Starring Omid Djalili and Stephen K Amos
  • Production (role): 2009 UNWRAPPED WITH MIRANDA HART (Creator / Producer / Director)
    Company: BBC Two
    Project details: 1 x 60' as above

    Starring Miranda Hart, Team written
  • Production (role): THE OMID DJALILI SHOW (Co-creator / Series Producer)
    Company: BBC One (Series 2)
    Project details: 6 x 30' – devised and ran second series of the stand-up and sketch show starring Anglo-Iranian comedian and actor Omid Djalili

    Team written

    Sold to over 18 international territories
  • Production (role): THE OMID DJALILI SHOW (Co-creator / Series Producer)
    Company: BBC One (Series 1)
    Project details: 6 x 30, as above
  • Production (role): HEY, HEY, WE'RE THE MONKS
    Company:
    Project details: Studio audience multi-camera sitcom pilot about a man forced to join a monastery

    Wrs. Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell

    Starring James Corden, Justin Edwards and Geoffrey Whitehead
  • Production (role): HYPERDRIVE (Series Producer)
    Company: BBC Two (Series 2)
    Project details: 6 x 30' - single camera sci-fi sitcom set in the year 2151 about an amateurish British Space Force

    Wrs. Andy Riley and Kevin Cecil

    Starring Nick Frost, Miranda Hart and Kevin Eldon
  • Production (role): HYPERDRIVE (Series Producer)
    Company: BBC Manchester / BBC Two (Series 1)
    Project details: 6 x 30' - single camera sci-fi sitcom as above. Negotiated significant six figure third party investment for two series allowing us to use over 300 CGI shots per series and shoot on 16mm
  • Production (role):
    Company:
    Project details: LA Show-Running Exchange

    Attended comedy project in LA as part of the writers' rooms of Will & Grace, Less Than Perfect and on set of Everybody Loves Raymond and Arrested Development to study the success of team-written, long-running hit sitcoms
  • Production (role): ACCORDING TO BEX (Series Producer)
    Company: BBC One
    Project details: 8 x 30' - audience multi-camera sitcom

    Created by Fred Barron (Seinfeld, My Family) and team written USA style

    Starring Jessica Stevenson, Greg Wise, Racquel Cassidy
  • Production (role): GRASS (Series Producer)
    Company: BBC Two
    Project details: 8 x 30' - single camera comedy drama. The first major project taken from initial idea to screen following Simon Day’s Fast Show pub bore Billy Bleach who is put on the witness protection programme

    Wr. Simon Day and Andrew Collins

    Starring Simon Day and Philip Jackson
  • Production (role): THE FAST SHOW THEME NIGHT (Producer / Director)
    Company:
    Project details: Including a 50 minute documentary
  • Production (role): THE TOP 100 BEST THINGS ABOUT THE FAST SHOW EVER! (Producer & Director)
    Company:
    Project details: Spoof list show with the Fast Show team
  • Production (role): THE 11 O'CLOCK SHOW
    Company: Channel 4
    Project details:
  • Production (role): THE STATE WE’RE IN
    Company: BBC 3
    Project details: 6 x 30' weekly “as live” studio satirical show recorded three hours before TX
  • Production (role): WE ARE HISTORY (Series Producer / Director)
    Company: BBC Two
    Project details: 6 x10' single camera spoof history show

    Written and performed by Marcus Brigstocke, Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell
  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role):
    Company: BBC Radio 4
    Project details: Produced, directed and wrote on over 80 episodes of Radio comedy while at the BBC for Radio 4
  • Production (role): THE MUSEUM OF EVERYTHING
    Company: BBC Radio 4 (3 Series)
    Project details: Sketch show

    Written and performed by Marcus Brigstocke, Danny Robins, Dan Tetsell and Lucy Montgomery

    Sony Nominated
  • Production (role): THE WAY IT IS
    Company: BBC Radio 4 (32 Eps.)
    Project details: Long running spoof news show
  • Production (role): THE ODD HALF HOUR
    Company: BBC Radio 4 (2 Series)
    Project details: Sketch show

    Starring Katherine Parkinson, Jason Byrne, Justin Edwards and Stephen K Amos
  • Production (role): TRAPPED
    Company: BBC Radio 4 (2 Series)
    Project details: Non-audience comedy plays by Dan and Mark Maier