David Quantick won an Emmy as part of the writing team on Veep, a BAFTA for Harry Hill's TV Burp and a Writers’ Guild Award for The Thick Of It.
His recent books ‘How To Write Everything’ and ‘How to be A Writer’ (both published by Oberon) are indispensable, accessible and funny. He has written for everyone from The Duke of Edinburgh to Chris Morris. He writes and appears on The Now Show, writes The 15 Minute Musical both for Radio 4, as well as his own radio shows, The Blagger’s Guide for Radio 2, and One, and 52 First Impressions, both on Radio 4.
David is a much-admired music journalist, cultural commentator and an acclaimed best-selling author thanks to the Grumpy Old Men series of books and his new thriller The Mule, which was published through Unbound. He wrote the comedy drama, Snodgrass, starring Ian Hart, which is currently being developed as a feature and he’s been commissioned to write a new play for Northern Stage.
Selected Credits (See Full Credits)
The Mule (Books)
Primetime Emmy Awards (Awards)
Outstanding Comedy Series (VEEP)
Writer and Consulting Producer
2011 - 2015
The Blagger's Guides (Radio)
Writer & Host
2005 - 2015
BBC Radio 2
Deviser / Writer / Performer
2007 - 2015
Chris Shepherd's 'Yours Faithfully, Edna Welthorpe (Mrs)'
Friday, May 26, 2017
David Quantick announces new book project
Monday, February 6, 2017
Another win for Veep at Writers Guild Awards 2016
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
VEEP wins big at last night's Primetime Emmy Awards
Monday, September 21, 2015
VEEP picks up 9 nominations in this year's EMMYS
Friday, July 24, 2015