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’.