David is a much-admired comedy writer, cultural commentator, acclaimed best-selling author and an occasional music journalist. He works regularly with Armando Iannucci, including on the new HBO series, Avenue 5. He 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 feature film The Book of Love starring Sam Clafin and Veronica Echegui was recently released through Sky Cinema.
David has written for everyone from Dangermouse to the Duke of Edinburgh. His books include The Grumpy Old Men series and the thriller The Mule. His recent books include All My Colours (Titan books), How To Write Everything and How to be A Writer’ (both published by Oberon). He has written and appeared on a multitude of BBC radio shows, including The Now Show, The 15 Minute Musical, The Blagger’s Guide and 52 First Impressions. Whatever Happened To Baby Jane Austen, which he wrote for Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders is currently on Radio 4 on Fridays at 11.30.
Selected Credits (See Full Credits)
The Book Of Love (Feature Film)
Avenue 5 (HBO Series)
2019 - 2022
Dangermouse, series 2 (CBBC)
Writer and script editor
52 First Impressions with David Quantick (BBC Radio 4)
The Mule (Books)
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