Reece Shearsmith

Reece Shearsmith

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Reece Shearsmith is an actor, writer, and comedian. With Mark Gatiss, Jeremy Dyson and Steve Pemberton he created, wrote and acted in the multi-award winning The League of Gentlemen. He has also starred in Shaun of the Dead and the award-winning series, Psychoville, which he co-wrote with Pemberton. In 2014, the two former gentlemen created Mapp and Lucia, the BBC mini-series adapted from the comic novels of E F Benson.

After six (soon to be seven) hugley successful series of Inside No. 9, Reece and Steve went on to write and release the script books of the series along with an insiders guide.

Selected Credits (See Full Credits)

Inside No 9 (Series 1 -7) (Television)

Lead Actor / Co-writer / Co-Director

2013 - 2022


Royal Television Society, Winner of 'Comedy Performance - Male' for Inside No.9 (Award)

Writer / Creator / Director / Role of Archie


The League of Gentlemen Live Again! UK Tour (Theatre and Live Performance)

Lead Actor/ Co-writer


UK Tour

The League of Gentlemen Anniversary Specials (Television)

Lead Actor/ Co-writer



BAFTA Best Comedy Writer (Awards)



Best Comedy Writer for Inside No. 9


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Inside Inside No. 9

Inside Inside No. 9 is a companion series to the anthology of darkly comic twisted tales.



Multiple PBJ nominees for National Comedy Awards

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Inside No. 9 renewed for two new seasons

Monday, March 16, 2020

Chortle Awards 2018 - Nominations in!

Thursday, February 8, 2018

British Comedy Guide Awards 2017

Monday, January 29, 2018

Writers’ Guild Award Winners 2018

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

A brand new series of 'Inside No.9' starts tonight!

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Top Christmas TV on the BBC featuring shows starring many PBJ Clients

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Chortle Awards 2016 - Nominations are in!

Friday, February 12, 2016


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