Emma Nisbet

Emma Nisbet is an experienced comedy scriptwriter, with a background in comedy development and production.

She has developed original comedy projects with Fremantle’s Retort, NBC Universal’s Lucky Giant, BBC Comedy, and CBBC, and has been commissioned to adapt a high profile children’s book series.

Recent credits include writing on two new sitcom series for CBBC, as well as series 7 of their popular sitcom SO AWKWARD. She has also written on teen comedy-thriller HUNTER STREET for Nickelodeon, three series of the award-winning sketch show CLASS DISMISSED, WAFFLE THE WONDERDOG for Cbeebies, NODDY: TOYLAND DETECTIVE for Dreamworks, and DANGERMOUSE for CBBC.

She currently has several projects in development for TV.

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Credits

TELEVISION - SCRIPTWRITING
Production
Company
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Production
LAGGING (2020)
Company
BBC Children's Productions
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Commissioned to write a 30' script for new sitcom series
Production
SO AWKWARD Series 7 (2020)
Company
Channel X/CBBC
Notes
Commissioned to write 1 x 30' on long running sitcom
Production
MIMI'S WORLD (2020)
Company
Adastra Development / Milkshake
Notes
Commissioned to write 7 x 11' scripts on mixed media preschool drama
Production
PRINCESS MIRROR-BELLE (2019)
Company
BBC Children's Productions
Notes
Commissioned to write a 22' script for live action comedy-drama based on popular book series
Production
HUNTER STREET Series 3 (2018-19)
Company
Nickelodeon/Blooming Media
Notes
4 x 22' live action scripts commissioned for teen comedy series
Production
FLAWLESS (2018-19)
Company
CBBC
Notes
Original sitcom script optioned - rewrite & bible commissioned
Production
THE DINOSAUR THAT POOPED (2018)
Company
CBBC
Notes
2 x comedy 11' scripts commissioned. Adaptation of Tom Fletcher & Dougie Poynter's book
Production
UNTITLED (2018)
Company
Adastra Development
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Development writing on new show
Production
SPY SCHOOL Series 2
Company
Zodiak Kids/CITV
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Storyliner and writer for narrative-driven kid's gameshow
Production
BIGGLETON (2018)
Company
CBeebies
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1 x episode commissioned
Production
CHOKED (2016-18)
Company
Retort
Notes
Commissioned to rewrite her original 30’ adult comedy script and treatment
Production
BABY RIKI Series 2 (2018)
Company
Fun Union
Notes
Commissioned to write 3 x 11' scripts for preschool animated series
Production
P.KING DUCKLING'S ADVENTURE CLUB (2018)
Company
Sixteen South
Notes
Commissioned to write 2 x 11' scripts for comedy animated series
Production
SPY SCHOOL (2017)
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Zodiak Kids/CITV
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Part of writersroom for narrative driven kids gameshow
Production
CLASS DISMISSED Series 3 (2017)
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CBBC
Notes
Commissioned to write material for BAFTA winning comedy sketch show
Production
WISSPER Series 2 (2017)
Company
Milkshake
Notes
Commissioned to write 8 x 7' scripts for animated preschool series
Production
CHIP AND POTATO (2017)
Company
Darrall Macqueen/Netflix
Notes
Commissioned to write 1 x 11’ episode for new animated preschool series
Production
WAFFLE THE WONDERDOG (2017)
Company
Darrall Macqueen/CBBC
Notes
Commissioned to write 1 x 11’ script for new live action preschool series
Production
NODDY TOYLAND DETECTIVE Series 2 (2017)
Company
Dreamworks/Gaumont
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Commissioned to write 2 x 11’ scripts
Production
DANGERMOUSE Series 2 (2016)
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CBBC
Notes
Commissioned to write 1 x 11’ script.
Production
CLASS DISMISSED Series 2 (2016)
Company
CBBC
Notes
Commissioned to write material for BAFTA winning comedy sketch show
Production
NELLA THE PRINCESS KNIGHT (2015-16)
Company
Brown Bag Films/Nick Jr
Notes
Assistant Staff Writer. Commissioned to write 4 x 11' scripts for animated children’s show.
Production
PIXEL BITCH (2015-16)
Company
Lucky Giant/NBC Universal
Notes
Original adult comedy 30' script optioned, and script rewrite commissioned
Production
SHOW ME SHOW ME Series 6 (2015)
Company
CBeebies
Notes
Commissioned to write 22 min script for this popular pre-school show.
Production
CLASS DISMISSED (2015)
Company
CBBC
Notes
Commissioned to write material for this new sketch show.
Production
SWASHBUCKLE Series 3 (2015)
Company
CBBC
Notes
Commissioned to write 2 x episodes for the third series of this live action children’s show.
*Won Children’s BAFTA 2015
Production
NEW VOICES INITIATIVE (2015)
Company
CBBC
Notes
Selected to take part in an intensive, skills-based programme designed to give emerging writers valuable insights into writing for an ongoing children’s TV series.
Production
WASTED (2014-15)
Company
BBC Comedy
Notes
Commissioned to write 10 minute original comedy script for online transmission.
Production
MOSHI MONSTERS (2013)
Company
Mind Candy
Notes
Development writing on new series
Production
THE SLAMMER (2013)
Company
CBBC
Notes
Commissioned to write 1 x episode for this entertainment comedy series
Production
OTHERWORLD (2013)
Company
Hat Trick Productions
Notes
Wrote two sketches for puppet sketch show pilot development and attended workshop day with other writers, actors and puppeteers.
Production
BRINK (2012)
Company
Notes
Funny Women comedy writing awards 2012 ‘Ones to Watch’ list.
RADIO
Production
Company
Notes
Production
LUCY MONTGOMERY’S VARIETY PACK (2010)
Company
BBC Radio 4
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Sketch Writer
Production
BEARDED LADIES (2006)
Company
BBC Radio 4
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Sketch Writer
TELEVISION - SCRIPT EDITING
Production
Company
Notes
Production
BLUESTONE 42 Series 2 & 3 (2013-14)
Company
BBC3
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Script editor on comedy series
Production
RUDY'S RARE RECORDS (2013-14)
Company
BBC1
Notes
Script Editor on pilot TV episode of Radio 4 comedy series starring Lenny Henry.
Production
PUPPY LOVE (2013-14)
Company
BBC4
Notes
Script Editor on this new comedy series written by and starring Joanna Scanlan and Vicki Pepperdine.
Production
GLUE (2012)
Company
Eleven Film/E4
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Assistant Script Editor on teen drama series.
TELEVISION - SCRIPTWRITING
Production Company Notes
LAGGING (2020) BBC Children's Productions Commissioned to write a 30' script for new sitcom series
SO AWKWARD Series 7 (2020) Channel X/CBBC Commissioned to write 1 x 30' on long running sitcom
MIMI'S WORLD (2020) Adastra Development / Milkshake Commissioned to write 7 x 11' scripts on mixed media preschool drama
PRINCESS MIRROR-BELLE (2019) BBC Children's Productions Commissioned to write a 22' script for live action comedy-drama based on popular book series
HUNTER STREET Series 3 (2018-19) Nickelodeon/Blooming Media 4 x 22' live action scripts commissioned for teen comedy series
FLAWLESS (2018-19) CBBC Original sitcom script optioned - rewrite & bible commissioned
THE DINOSAUR THAT POOPED (2018) CBBC 2 x comedy 11' scripts commissioned. Adaptation of Tom Fletcher & Dougie Poynter's book
UNTITLED (2018) Adastra Development Development writing on new show
SPY SCHOOL Series 2 Zodiak Kids/CITV Storyliner and writer for narrative-driven kid's gameshow
BIGGLETON (2018) CBeebies 1 x episode commissioned
CHOKED (2016-18) Retort Commissioned to rewrite her original 30’ adult comedy script and treatment
BABY RIKI Series 2 (2018) Fun Union Commissioned to write 3 x 11' scripts for preschool animated series
P.KING DUCKLING'S ADVENTURE CLUB (2018) Sixteen South Commissioned to write 2 x 11' scripts for comedy animated series
SPY SCHOOL (2017) Zodiak Kids/CITV Part of writersroom for narrative driven kids gameshow
CLASS DISMISSED Series 3 (2017) CBBC Commissioned to write material for BAFTA winning comedy sketch show
WISSPER Series 2 (2017) Milkshake Commissioned to write 8 x 7' scripts for animated preschool series
CHIP AND POTATO (2017) Darrall Macqueen/Netflix Commissioned to write 1 x 11’ episode for new animated preschool series
WAFFLE THE WONDERDOG (2017) Darrall Macqueen/CBBC Commissioned to write 1 x 11’ script for new live action preschool series
NODDY TOYLAND DETECTIVE Series 2 (2017) Dreamworks/Gaumont Commissioned to write 2 x 11’ scripts
DANGERMOUSE Series 2 (2016) CBBC Commissioned to write 1 x 11’ script.
CLASS DISMISSED Series 2 (2016) CBBC Commissioned to write material for BAFTA winning comedy sketch show
NELLA THE PRINCESS KNIGHT (2015-16) Brown Bag Films/Nick Jr Assistant Staff Writer. Commissioned to write 4 x 11' scripts for animated children’s show.
PIXEL BITCH (2015-16) Lucky Giant/NBC Universal Original adult comedy 30' script optioned, and script rewrite commissioned
SHOW ME SHOW ME Series 6 (2015) CBeebies Commissioned to write 22 min script for this popular pre-school show.
CLASS DISMISSED (2015) CBBC Commissioned to write material for this new sketch show.
SWASHBUCKLE Series 3 (2015) CBBC Commissioned to write 2 x episodes for the third series of this live action children’s show.
*Won Children’s BAFTA 2015
NEW VOICES INITIATIVE (2015) CBBC Selected to take part in an intensive, skills-based programme designed to give emerging writers valuable insights into writing for an ongoing children’s TV series.
WASTED (2014-15) BBC Comedy Commissioned to write 10 minute original comedy script for online transmission.
MOSHI MONSTERS (2013) Mind Candy Development writing on new series
THE SLAMMER (2013) CBBC Commissioned to write 1 x episode for this entertainment comedy series
OTHERWORLD (2013) Hat Trick Productions Wrote two sketches for puppet sketch show pilot development and attended workshop day with other writers, actors and puppeteers.
BRINK (2012) Funny Women comedy writing awards 2012 ‘Ones to Watch’ list.
RADIO
Production Company Notes
LUCY MONTGOMERY’S VARIETY PACK (2010) BBC Radio 4 Sketch Writer
BEARDED LADIES (2006) BBC Radio 4 Sketch Writer
TELEVISION - SCRIPT EDITING
Production Company Notes
BLUESTONE 42 Series 2 & 3 (2013-14) BBC3 Script editor on comedy series
RUDY'S RARE RECORDS (2013-14) BBC1 Script Editor on pilot TV episode of Radio 4 comedy series starring Lenny Henry.
PUPPY LOVE (2013-14) BBC4 Script Editor on this new comedy series written by and starring Joanna Scanlan and Vicki Pepperdine.
GLUE (2012) Eleven Film/E4 Assistant Script Editor on teen drama series.