Karl Minns is a prolific and creative comedy writer with over 20 years experience of working in theatre, radio, print media and T.V. He has written comedy series for TV and radio as well as over thirty full-length comedy stage shows.
Karl currently writes for HBO's Avenue 5 and BritBox's Spitting Image and in the past he's written for both Have I Got News For You (BBC1) and 8 Out Of 10 Cats (Channel 4). He also wrote the 6-part series Mouth to Mouth for BBC3. Karl has also written for Back of the Net (Amazon Prime), Al Murray's Great British Pub Quiz (Quest), The Week That Wasn't (Sky 1), Unspun With Matt Forde (Dave) and Roast Battle (Comedy Central).
A former winner of the Daily Telegraph Open Mic Award, Minns is also part of sketch duo, The Nimmo Twins who enjoyed sell-out success at the Edinburgh Festival before becoming regulars on Radio 4’s Loose Ends. The Nimmos have played to audiences in Paris, New York, and Singapore, while in their native East Anglia, their hugely popular Normal for Norfolk shows have been running for 23 years. Earlier this year he enjoyed a packed, sell-out run at the Norwich Playhouse with his one-person show based on his character She Go, and will return for another month when permissible. He is HUGE in Norwich and Norfolk. HUGE.
Selected Credits (See Full Credits)
Avenue 5 (HBO)
Spitting Image (BritBox TV)
Have I Got News For You (BBC)
2016 - 2019
Russell Howard's Good News (BBC 3)
2012 - 2018