Doug Naylor

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Doug Naylor is an Emmy award winning script-writer, novelist and director. He co-created the long running hugely successful sci-fi comedy Red Dwarf, has written or co-written every episode across thirteen series and has directed over twenty episodes . Doug also co-founded Grant Naylor Productions in 1991 which made series IV to X of Red Dwarf. Doug has also written three best selling novels, and a few non-best selling ones too. He co-wrote a number one single which shall remain nameless, but has the words Song and Chicken in the title. Doug also co-created the Carlton TV series The 10 Percenters, for which his script Table 11 won a British Comedy award . Formerly he was Head writer and Script editor on the original run of the hugely popular satirical puppet show Spitting Image and he has also written a number of award winning radio shows. His alma mater was Liverpool University where he claims he was thrown out, at the end of his second year, for drinking too slowly.

Selected Credits (See Full Credits)

Red Dwarf: The Promised Land (Television)

Writer, Director, Executive Producer


Baby Cow Productions / UKTV

The AA: Red Dwarf TV & Radio Campaigns (Commercial)



Adam and Eve

Red Dwarf XI and XII (Television)

Writer, Director, Executive Producer

2016 - 2017

Baby Cow Productions / UKTV

Over To Bill (Television)

Writer, Director, Executive Producer


BBC Comedy Playhouse

Ten Percenters (Two Series) (Television)

Writer, Co-Director, Executive Producer

1994 - 1996




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