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Jon Purkis

Writer

Jon is a comedy writer, with experience writing sitcoms, sketches and jokes for television. His biggest work to date is the BBC 2 sitcom ‘Popatron’. Jon is currently writing a sitcom script commission for the BBC, produced by Happy Tramp. In 2011, Jon was named one of the Broadcast Magazine’s Hot Shots.

 

Credits

TELEVISION
Date: 2015
Production (role):
TRIPLE EX
Company:
BBC / Happy Tramp
Project details:
Sitcom script commission

Prods. Alex Moody and Neil Webster
Date: 2014
Production (role):
TOTALLY SENSLESS GAMESHOW
Company:
BBC 3 / Roughcut
Project details:
Pilot sketches

Prod. Seb Barwell
Date: 2014
Production (role):
FRIED
Company:
BBC / Two Brothers Pictures
Project details:
Sitcom pilot 2 x script punch-up

Prod. Sarah Hammond
Date: 2013
Production (role):
MAD ON CHELSEA
Company:
4oD / Monkey Kingdom
Project details:
Sketch / Joke writing

Prod. Stephanie McIntosh
Date: 2013
Production (role):
80S NIGHT
Company:
Channel 4 / Fresh One Productions
Project details:
Entertainment show, sketches

Starring Channel 4 talent

Prod. Stephanie McIntosh
Date: 2012
Production (role):
MASH UP NIGHT 2
Company:
Channel 4 / Fresh One Productions
Project details:
Entertainment show, sketches

Starring Channel 4 talent

Prod. Stephanie McIntosh
Date: 2012
Production (role):
BIG BAD WORLD
Company:
Comedy Central / Objective Productions
Project details:
Sitcom, 1 x 30 min episode

Prods. Kate Naughton and Ben Farrell
Date: 2012
Production (role):
MY YOUNG STEPMOM (Co-Writer)
Company:
Comedy Central US / Zeppotron
Project details:
Sitcom, 1 x 30 min episode

Co-written with Shaun Pye, Laura Solon, Neil Webster and Ben Caudell
Date: 2011
Production (role):
MASH - UP NIGHT
Company:
Channel 4 / Fresh One Productions
Project details:
Entertainment show, sketches

Starring Channel 4 talent

Prods. Rachel Ablett and Stephanie McIntosh
Date: 2011
Production (role):
LEE MACK'S ALL STAR CAST
Company:
BBC 1 / Zeppotron
Project details:
Entertainment show, jokes, monologue

Prods. Andrew Cartmell, Neil Webster and Ali Marlow
Date: 2010
Production (role):
POPATRON
Company:
BBC 2 / Zeppotron
Project details:
Sitcom set behind the scenes of a celebrity-based TV show, 6 x 30 min episodes

Prods. Ben Caudell, Neil Webster and Gavin O’Grady
Date: 2010
Production (role):
MELVIN TV
Company:
Zeppotron
Project details:
Sketch show pilot, MTV sketches using clips from MTV shows
ONLINE / DIGITAL
Date: 2012
Production (role):
BBC BITESIZE
Company:
BBC Scotland / Zeppotron
Project details:
Online video, a comedic retelling of the book “The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie”
Date: 2010
Production (role):
BBC BITESIZE
Company:
Zeppotron
Project details:
Online videos, comedic retelling of “Pride and Prejudice”

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): TRIPLE EX
    Company: BBC / Happy Tramp
    Project details: Sitcom script commission

    Prods. Alex Moody and Neil Webster
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): TOTALLY SENSLESS GAMESHOW
    Company: BBC 3 / Roughcut
    Project details: Pilot sketches

    Prod. Seb Barwell
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): FRIED
    Company: BBC / Two Brothers Pictures
    Project details: Sitcom pilot 2 x script punch-up

    Prod. Sarah Hammond
  • Date: 2013
    Production (role): MAD ON CHELSEA
    Company: 4oD / Monkey Kingdom
    Project details: Sketch / Joke writing

    Prod. Stephanie McIntosh
  • Date: 2013
    Production (role): 80S NIGHT
    Company: Channel 4 / Fresh One Productions
    Project details: Entertainment show, sketches

    Starring Channel 4 talent

    Prod. Stephanie McIntosh
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): MASH UP NIGHT 2
    Company: Channel 4 / Fresh One Productions
    Project details: Entertainment show, sketches

    Starring Channel 4 talent

    Prod. Stephanie McIntosh
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): BIG BAD WORLD
    Company: Comedy Central / Objective Productions
    Project details: Sitcom, 1 x 30 min episode

    Prods. Kate Naughton and Ben Farrell
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): MY YOUNG STEPMOM (Co-Writer)
    Company: Comedy Central US / Zeppotron
    Project details: Sitcom, 1 x 30 min episode

    Co-written with Shaun Pye, Laura Solon, Neil Webster and Ben Caudell
  • Date: 2011
    Production (role): MASH - UP NIGHT
    Company: Channel 4 / Fresh One Productions
    Project details: Entertainment show, sketches

    Starring Channel 4 talent

    Prods. Rachel Ablett and Stephanie McIntosh
  • Date: 2011
    Production (role): LEE MACK'S ALL STAR CAST
    Company: BBC 1 / Zeppotron
    Project details: Entertainment show, jokes, monologue

    Prods. Andrew Cartmell, Neil Webster and Ali Marlow
  • Date: 2010
    Production (role): POPATRON
    Company: BBC 2 / Zeppotron
    Project details: Sitcom set behind the scenes of a celebrity-based TV show, 6 x 30 min episodes

    Prods. Ben Caudell, Neil Webster and Gavin O’Grady
  • Date: 2010
    Production (role): MELVIN TV
    Company: Zeppotron
    Project details: Sketch show pilot, MTV sketches using clips from MTV shows
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): BBC BITESIZE
    Company: BBC Scotland / Zeppotron
    Project details: Online video, a comedic retelling of the book “The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie”
  • Date: 2010
    Production (role): BBC BITESIZE
    Company: Zeppotron
    Project details: Online videos, comedic retelling of “Pride and Prejudice”