Ed Amsden & Tom Coles
Ed & Tom are regular writers for both TV and Radio including BBC Radio 4's Dead Ringers.
They have written material for flagship BBC programmes including Have I Got News For You, The News Quiz, Mock the Week, and as part of the head writing team on Dead Ringers.
Ed & Tom are regular writers for both TV and Radio, having written material for flagship BBC programmes including Have I Got News For You, The News Quiz, Mock the Week, and as part of the head writing team on Dead Ringers.
Past/current options on their original material include Avalon, Black Dog Television, Big Talk, BBC Studios and Hat Trick. They have been selected for the inaugural Sky Comedy Rep playwriting scheme (a 2021 partnership between Sky Studios and Birmingham Repertory Theatre), and were recently part of the writers room on a team-written comedy pilot script commission for Black Dog/ITV2.
Other work includes regular script-editing on Newsjack, It's Jocelyn and Angela Barnes’ You Can't Take It With You. Outside of broadcast comedy, they have also written promotional content for NowTV, including John Cleese talks the Walking Dead. Previously students on the inaugural Writing and Producing Comedy Diploma at the National Film & Television School, they are now regular guest speakers at the school.
|Mock the Week|
|Mock the Week - Writers||BBC Two||2022|
|Sky Arts Summer|
|Sky Arts Summer - Script Editors||King Bert||2017|
|The Now Show|
|The Now Show - Writers||BBC Studios||2016 — 2019|
|Pop Sludge - Writers||4Music/Box Plus||2016|
|Have I Got News For You|
|Have I Got News For You - Writers||Hat Trick||2015|
|DMs Are Open|
|DMs Are Open - Script Editors||BBC Radio 4||2022|
|Please Use Other Door|
|Please Use Other Door - Writers||BBC Studios||2021|
|You Can’t Take It With You|
|You Can’t Take It With You - Script Editors||Impatient Productions||2019|
|Spotlight Tonight With Nish Kumar|
|Spotlight Tonight With Nish Kumar - Writers||BBC Studios||2016 — 2017|
|The News Quiz|
|The News Quiz - Writers||BBC Studios||2015 — 2021|
|It’s Jocelyn - Writers/Script Editors||BBC Studios||2015 — 2017|
|Dead Ringers - Writers||BBC Studios||2014 — 2023|
|Newsjack - Script Editors||BBC Studios||2014 — 2021|