Andrew Viner

Emmy-nominated writer Andrew Viner has written for a range of children's TV, radio comedy shows, and also writes adult comedy.

He won one of six places offered on the BBC's inaugural College of Comedy scheme, beating over 3,000 other applicants. The BBC optioned an original comedy idea of his as part of the scheme and most recently he has had new comedy ideas optioned by DLT Entertainment and Hat Trick. Andrew's original radio play WHEN I LIVED IN PERU, produced by Liz Webb for BBC Radio 4, was broadcast in May 2014. He was also commissioned to write another, SPEECHLESS, which was broadcast on 9th June 2015. He has also written sketches for the most recent series of THAT MITCHELL & WEBB SOUND for BBC Radio 4. Most recently he has been commissioned to write a comedy feature film script by Econ Films.

Andrew has written for several comedy drama series for CBBC and on Aardman's TIMMY TIME, which won a Pre-School Animation BAFTA. His commissions include episodes for pre-school series NUMTUMS for CBeebies, episodes for HiT Entertainment's MIKE THE KNIGHT and FIREMAN SAM, and the popular pre-school shows BIG AND SMALL, EVERYTHING'S ROSIE, TIMMY TIME and KNIGHT RUSTY. He also recently worked with Collingwood O'Hare on a new animated series, RUFF RUFF, TWEET & DAVE, for CBeebies. Andrew recently wrote and script edited on a new pre-school animated series, BOOKABOO, for Happy Films and Amazon, for which he was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award. He is currently writing on the second series of PJ MASKS for eOne and Disney, plus two new children's animated TV series; TOLIBOBS for Beakus Ltd and a project for Malaysian company Lil Critter Workshop.

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