David Quantick

David Quantick

  • Writer

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)

Dangermouse, series 2 (CBBC)

Writer and script editor


52 First Impressions with David Quantick (BBC Radio 4)

Writer, Presenter


The Mule (Books)



Veep (Television)

Writer and Consulting Producer

2011 - 2015


Primetime Emmy Awards (Awards)



Outstanding Comedy Series (VEEP)



David Quantick's All My Colours is out now

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Danger Mouse is back!!

Friday, September 21, 2018

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


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