Chris MorrisChris Morris

Chris Morris

Chris Morris is a writer, director, and performer.

He is best known for his television satires The Day Today and Brass Eye, and his feature film Four Lions.
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Chris is best known for his television satires The Day Today and Brass Eye, and his feature film Four Lions.

Chris's radio work includes the On The Hour, Blue Jam and interventionist freeform shows for Radio One.

He co-wrote and directed the cult tv shows Jam and Nathan Barley and his film My Wrongs 8245 - 8249 & 117 won the BAFTA for Best Short in 2002. He collaborated with Peter Cook for the improvised radio series Why Bother, and has also directed episodes of Veep and appeared in The IT Crowd and The Stewart Lee Comedy Vehicle.

His most recent feature film The Day Shall Come satirized the wanton injustice of FBI sting operations and he is currently working on projects about the Anglo American Coup in Iran in 1953 and the snake oil of dataism and AI.


Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle
Script Editor / Performer
BBC 22014
VEEP (Series 1 - 3)
HBO2012 — 2014
IT Crowd
Channel 4/Talkback Thames2006
Nathan Barley
Writer / Director
Channel 42005
Brass Eye Special
Writer/Performer/ Producer
Channel 42001
Writer / Performer / Producer / Director
Channel 41999
Brass Eye
Writer / Performer / Producer
Channel 41997
The Day Today
Deviser/Writer/ Performer/Co-Producer


The Day Shall Come
See-Saw Films/Film 4/Archer Gray/BFI Film Fund2019
The Double
Richard Ayoade2013
Four Lions
Writer / Director
Warp Films / Film42010
My Wrongs 8245 - 8249 & 117
Writer / Director
Christopher Morris2002


Outstanding Debut by a British Writer / Director / Producer (Four Lions)2011
Best Short Film2002


No Known Cure
Radio Bristol2013
Blue Jam (Series 3)
Presenter / Writer
Radio 11999
The Chris Morris Show
The Chris Morris Show
Radio 11994
Why Bother?
Co-presenter, w/Peter Cook
Radio 31994
On The Hour
Radio 41992


Veep Returns

7th October 2013

Armando Iannucci's award winning US political satire will return to British screens on October 16th at 10:30 on Sky Atlantic

Richard Ayoade is BAFTA nominated

17th January 2012

Richard Ayoade has been nominated for 'Outstanding Debut By A British Writer Director or Producer' as the writer and director of Submarine

Congratulations to Chris Morris!

28th March 2011

Chris' film FOUR LIONS has won the best comedy award at the Empire Awards

FOUR LIONS scoops BAFTA award for Outstanding Debut!

15th February 2011

Chris Morris is a writer, director, performer and producer whose television comedy creditsinclude The Day Today, Brass Eye, Jam and Nathan Barley

FOUR LIONS scoops BAFTA for outstanding debut!

15th February 2011

CHRIS MORRIS (DIRECTOR), FOUR LIONSFour Lions is a satirical comedy about an inept group of jihadist terrorists planning to bomb theLondon marathon

BAFTA nominations for Four Lions & Chris Morris!

18th January 2011

The 2011 BAFTA film nominees have been announced with Four Lions & Chris Morris up for 2 awards:OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILMNominees: Chris Morris, Jesse Armstrong, Sam Bain, Mark Herbert & Derrin SchlesingerOUTSTANDING DEBUT BY BRITISH WRITER, DIRECTOR OR PRODUCERNominee: Chris MorrisThe awards ceremony will take place on Sunday 13th February and will be broadcast exclusively on BBC One

Four Lions receives 5 BIFA nominations!

2nd November 2010

We are delighted to confirm that Four Lions, from our very own Chris Morris, has received 5 nominations at this years BIFA awards

Writers' Guild Of Great Britain Awards 2010

18th October 2010

Among the nominees for this year's WGGB Awards are Chris Morris and Simon Blackwell for Best Original Screenplay for Four Lions; Mark Gatiss for Dr Who in the Best Drama Series category; Simon Blackwell and Armando Iannucci for Best Comedy Series for The Thick Of It, and a third nomination for Simon Blackwell in the same category for Peep Show

FOUR LIONS - In Cinemas May 7th!

29th April 2010

The highly anticipated first feature from controversial British satirist Chris Morris and produced by Film4, FOUR LIONS follows 4 young Muslim men on a thrillingly fictional story which illuminates the radicalised British jihad and undermines the folly of western culture's attempts to alienate them