A vastly talented and experienced comedy script writer and guest speaker; Andy Hamilton is also a familiar face to TV audiences, through his regular appearances on ‘Have I Got News For You’ and ‘QI’. Starting out with ‘The Two Ronnies’, ‘Smith & Jones’ and ‘Not The Nine O’Clock News’; Andy went on to create Drop The Dead Donkey. With co creator Guy Jenkin, he wrote sixty episodes and the series won a BAFTA, two Emmys and three Writers Guild Awards.
Andy Hamilton: Comedy Writer
Amongst Andy’s many other writing credits are ‘Underworld’ and ‘Bedtime’. ‘Eleven Men Against Eleven’ a one off comedy about football, won the Royal Television Society Award for Best Single Drama. Andy also co wrote, directed and produced ‘Outnumbered’, BBC’s groundbreaking sitcom; starring Hugh Dennis and Claire Skinner.
Award Winning Radio
On radio, Andy Hamilton is a regular contributor to Radio 4’s ‘News Quiz’ and an occasional panellist on ‘I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue’. He also wrote and performed (as Satan) in ‘Old Harry’s Game’, for which he won a Sony Award. He is both writer and director of ‘Trevor’s World Of Sport’.
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Matthew Willetts MA is the Director of Comicus who has over 35 years experience in television, film, theatre, and comedy club/cabaret entertainment, working as a performer, screenwriter, producer and agent. He lectured at Southampton Solent University in Comedy, Screenwriting, Television, Theatre & Radio. Matthew can sometimes be seen and heard on TV & Radio and often quoted in the national press and media publications. As well as speaking regularly at festivals and industry conferences, he has been a judge at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the Montreux Television Festival.
Some reviews ofAndy Hamilton
Waste and Resource Management Network
Andy was brilliant, clever, funny and entertained us throughout the evening.
Co-operative Bank PLC
A very popular speaker and we’ve had lots of positive feedback from guests who really enjoyed his entertaining anecdotes.