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Hannah Mackay

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Hannah has worked on some of the UK’s most critically acclaimed TV shows: BAFTA-nominated ‘Fresh Meat’, Palme D’Or winning ‘Toast Of London’ and most recently ‘Peep Show’, the longest running and most successful sitcom in Channel 4 history. Before moving into television she spent several years working as a croupier in a West End casino and is the author of ‘The Poker Encyclopedia’.

Credits

TELEVISION
Date: Jun 2015 (Ongoing)
Production (role):
PEEP SHOW (Producer)
Company:
Objective Productions / Channel 4(Series 9)
Project details:
Currently producing the last ever series of the multi-award-winning sitcom with David Mitchell and Robert Webb
Date: Jul 2015 (Ongoing)
Production (role):
SPINSTERS VESTIBULE (Development Producer)
Project details:
Heading up the development of a new sitcom script by former Fresh Meat writer Penelope Skinner, winner of the George Devine Award and the Evening Standard Award for Most Promising Playwright 2011
Date: Sep 2015 (Ongoing)
Production (role):
WINGPERSON (Co-Creator)
Company:
ABC Studios
Project details:
Co-Creator of new sitcom with Ed Weeks, star of Fox’s The Mindy Project
Date: Jan-Jun 2015
Company:
Objective Productions
Project details:
Head of Drama Development

In charge of a large development slate and reporting to Head of Drama Judy Counihan. Liaising with new writers alongside more established talents like Gregory Burke, Nick Payne and Phyllis Nagy
Date: Dec 2014 -May 2015
Production (role):
TOAST OF LONDON (Script Editor)
Company:
Objective Productions / Channel 4 (Series 1 & 3)
Project details:
Script edited the forthcoming series of Matt Berry and Arthur Matthew’s award-winning cult sitcom as well as the first series which won the Palme D’Or
Date: Sep 2011 -Apr 2015
Production (role):
FRESH MEAT (Script Editor)
Company:
Objective Productions (Series 2, 3 & 4)
Project details:
Script edited the last three series of Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong’s multi-award-winning comedy drama
Date: Jan-Sep 2011
Production (role):
DIRK GENTLY (Script Editor)
Company:
ITV Studios / BBC 2
Project details:
Script edited the series based on the Douglas Adams’ novel

Starring Stephen Mangan
Date: Mar-Jul 2011
Production (role):
THE REVOLTING WORLD OF STANLEY BROWN (Script Editor)
Company:
Retort / CBBC
Project details:
Script editor on comedy

Starring Juliet Cowan
Date: Mar-Jul 2011
Production (role):
THE REVOLTING WORLD OF STANLEY BROWN (Co-Writer)
Company:
Retort
Project details:
Co-wrote one episode with Ed Weeks
Date: May 2008 -Jan 2011
Production (role):
SADIE J (Script Editor)
Company:
CBBC (Series 1 2 & 3)
Project details:
Script edited the BAFTA-nomimated childrens’ sitcom

Wr. Robert Evans
Date: Aug 2010 -Jan 2011
Production (role):
SADIE J (Writer)
Company:
CBBC (Series 3)
Project details:
Writer of two episodes of the BAFTA-nominated childrens’ sitcom
Date: Feb 2005 -Aug 2008
Production (role):
HOTEL TRUBBLE (Script Editor)
Company:
CBBC (Series 1, 2 & 3)
Project details:
Script edited the popular childrens’ Sitcom for three Series, starring Tanya Franks.
Date: Feb 2005 -Aug 2008
Production (role):
HOTEL TRUBBLE
Company:
CBBC (Series 1, 2 & 3)
Project details:
Wrote several episodes across all three series
SKILLS / QUALIFICATIONS
EDUCATION:

First Class Degree: English Language and Literature, Graduated from St Hugh’s College Oxford, 2001

A Levels in English Literature, Modern History and Ancient Greek (AAB), 1998
References available on request

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: Jun 2015 (Ongoing)
    Production (role): PEEP SHOW (Producer)
    Company: Objective Productions / Channel 4(Series 9)
    Project details: Currently producing the last ever series of the multi-award-winning sitcom with David Mitchell and Robert Webb
  • Date: Jul 2015 (Ongoing)
    Production (role): SPINSTERS VESTIBULE (Development Producer)
    Company:
    Project details: Heading up the development of a new sitcom script by former Fresh Meat writer Penelope Skinner, winner of the George Devine Award and the Evening Standard Award for Most Promising Playwright 2011
  • Date: Sep 2015 (Ongoing)
    Production (role): WINGPERSON (Co-Creator)
    Company: ABC Studios
    Project details: Co-Creator of new sitcom with Ed Weeks, star of Fox’s The Mindy Project
  • Date: Jan-Jun 2015
    Production (role):
    Company: Objective Productions
    Project details: Head of Drama Development

    In charge of a large development slate and reporting to Head of Drama Judy Counihan. Liaising with new writers alongside more established talents like Gregory Burke, Nick Payne and Phyllis Nagy
  • Date: Dec 2014 -May 2015
    Production (role): TOAST OF LONDON (Script Editor)
    Company: Objective Productions / Channel 4 (Series 1 & 3)
    Project details: Script edited the forthcoming series of Matt Berry and Arthur Matthew’s award-winning cult sitcom as well as the first series which won the Palme D’Or
  • Date: Sep 2011 -Apr 2015
    Production (role): FRESH MEAT (Script Editor)
    Company: Objective Productions (Series 2, 3 & 4)
    Project details: Script edited the last three series of Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong’s multi-award-winning comedy drama
  • Date: Jan-Sep 2011
    Production (role): DIRK GENTLY (Script Editor)
    Company: ITV Studios / BBC 2
    Project details: Script edited the series based on the Douglas Adams’ novel

    Starring Stephen Mangan
  • Date: Mar-Jul 2011
    Production (role): THE REVOLTING WORLD OF STANLEY BROWN (Script Editor)
    Company: Retort / CBBC
    Project details: Script editor on comedy

    Starring Juliet Cowan
  • Date: Mar-Jul 2011
    Production (role): THE REVOLTING WORLD OF STANLEY BROWN (Co-Writer)
    Company: Retort
    Project details: Co-wrote one episode with Ed Weeks
  • Date: May 2008 -Jan 2011
    Production (role): SADIE J (Script Editor)
    Company: CBBC (Series 1 2 & 3)
    Project details: Script edited the BAFTA-nomimated childrens’ sitcom

    Wr. Robert Evans
  • Date: Aug 2010 -Jan 2011
    Production (role): SADIE J (Writer)
    Company: CBBC (Series 3)
    Project details: Writer of two episodes of the BAFTA-nominated childrens’ sitcom
  • Date: Feb 2005 -Aug 2008
    Production (role): HOTEL TRUBBLE (Script Editor)
    Company: CBBC (Series 1, 2 & 3)
    Project details: Script edited the popular childrens’ Sitcom for three Series, starring Tanya Franks.
  • Date: Feb 2005 -Aug 2008
    Production (role): HOTEL TRUBBLE
    Company: CBBC (Series 1, 2 & 3)
    Project details: Wrote several episodes across all three series
  • EDUCATION:

    First Class Degree: English Language and Literature, Graduated from St Hugh’s College Oxford, 2001

    A Levels in English Literature, Modern History and Ancient Greek (AAB), 1998
  • References available on request