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Sitcom premiere this Saturday on SVT 1!

It’s a weird feeling. .. But our sitcom is finally going to be broadcast on proper telly. Thinking back, the first time Al and I discussed this idea was probably two and a half years ago in a cafe in…

Pitcher På Paus på produktion

Back in September I wrote about getting a haircut with a view to impressing some SVT bigwigs with my clean cut looks. I realise now that  there is more to making it in television comedy  than just having a good…

That was the year that was - 2018

As 2018 draws to a close, here's a quick look back at the year that was. 

Like most years, when you sit back during those strange, long-weekend-like days between Xmas and New Year, it’s hard to remember what…

A Very Close Shave

 

Woody Allen famously said that 80% of success is showing up. And he was absolutely right, as I almost found out thanks to a very close shave. 

A couple of weeks ago, I had a twelve minute meeting…

All my friends are .... And I'm like....

Back in the day it used to be:  'All my friends are getting married and having kids, and I'm like....'
Then we got older and it became: 'All my friends are getting divorced and having affairs, and

Pitching with The Pitch

It's been a decent start to 2018. The first 'week back at work', that week that looms over the holidays like both a gruesome spectre and a beacon of light, has involved three pitch meetings and two voiceovers. It's…

That was the year that was - 2017

It's the time of year when you are supposed to look back and sum up all your achievements, successes and generally what a great person you are. The summary should also be peppered with a few failures and heartbreak…

Canal Digital and Al Pitcher

Over the last month or so I've been working on a few scripts for Al Pitcher and Canal Digital.

The brief was: Al Pitcher tries out Swedish things - the twist being that the things he tried out…

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I'm being tortured by bread!

As a writer friend of mine repeatedly writes on social media: I'm writing. I'm writing. I'm writing.

Occasionally he even uses a hashtag: #Iamwriting.

All of this points me to make the singular conclusion that he is NOT…