George Sawyer

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George is a writer, producer and performer specialising in comedy. He was a principle writer and performer in CBBC’s ‘School of Science’, ‘Ministry of Curious Stuff’ with Vic Reeves, and the BAFTA and National Comedy Award winning ‘Horrible Histories’. He also appeared in the BAFTA Award winning ‘Relic: Guardians of the Museum.’

Further writing credits include; ‘Richard Hammond’s Secret Service’ BBC1, Dave’s ‘School of Hard Sums’, ‘Jedward’s Big Adventure’ CBBC and the new Channel 4 prank show ‘I’m Spazticus’.

George is one half of the award- winning duo ‘Larry and George’. Together they have worked on shows such as, The Armstrong & Miller Show, The Impressions Show, Comic Relief and Horrible Histories.

Performing – Television
Date Programme Channel / Production Company Information Role
2013 Apeman National Geographic Scientific Comedy / Entertainment Show Various
2012 School of Silence – Series 1 & 2 CBBC / Lucky Day Children’s Game Show Character Host / Presenter
2012 Vic Reeves’ Ministry of Curious Stuff CBBC Writer / Performer
2011 The Pranker BBC3 Hidden Camera Prank Show Straight Friend
2011 Dick & Dom’s Funny Business CBBC Sketch Group / Get On With It Writer / Performer
2010 The One Run Through ITV Pilot Host
2009 Relic BBC BAFTA Award-winning Roman Centurion
2009 School of Silence CBBC / Lucky Day Writer / Performer
2009 Horrible Histories CBBC Writer / Performer
2008 CBBC Presentations BBC Writer / Presenter
2008 Comedy Club Nuts TV Stand-Up
2008 Fish Out Of Water Pebble Beach Productions Presenter
2007 My TV Homegrown Trouble Writer / Performer
2005 Lost Reels LNFU Pilot Writer / Performer
2004 Private Lives Channel 4 Comedy Lab Writer / Performer
2003 Child Snatchers Living TV Researcher
2002 Lesser National Film Unit Taster Tape Writer / Performer
2001 Have Fun / Go Mad Whereits.at Television / Sky Presenter / Writer / Performer
2001 Burning Issues Whereits.at Television / Sky
2001 Larry & George In Colour Whereits.at Television / Sky Writer / Performer
Performing – Radio
Date Programme Station Information Role
2004 Sketchly & Dewhurst LBC Radio Writer / Performer
2004 Tails From The Underground LBC Radio
2004 Scilly Automatic LBC Radio The Sandy Toksvig Show Writer / Performer
2002 Larry & George In Colour Radio Pilot Writer / Performer
Performing – Film
Date Film Production Company Information Role
2014 Bill Punk Cinema/Cowboy Films/BBC Films Feature Film Stall Owner
2003 Hot As Heaven 48hr Film Challenge Writer / Performer
2002 Basic Skills Awareness Scallywag Pictures
Performing – Theatre
Date Show Venue Information Role
2007 King Gong The Comedy Store Writer / Performer
2005 Nan-A-Thon Charity Benefit for Age Concern Writer / Performer
2004 The Party Plan Edinburgh Fringe Writer / Performer
2004 Art Rocks Notting Hill Arts Writer / Performer
2002 The Perino Social Club The Cobden Club Writer / Performer
Performing – Commercials
Date Commercial Information
2010 Phones4U Ident
2007 Lynx Internet Viral
2003 Schweppes Lemon Tonic Spain
2003 AMENA Telecoms Spain
Writing – Television
Date Programme Production Company / Channel Information Role
2015 Ultimate Brian Zig Zag Productions/BBC Writer
2015 Time Crashers Wall To Wall/Channel 4 Writer/Creative
2015 All Over The Place Europe CBBC 2nd series on Europe Writer
2015 Horrible Histories 7 Lion TV/CBBC Writer/Script Editor
2015 Counterfeit Cat Wildseed Studios Animation series Writer 5 episodes
2015 Jackdaw Lion TV/Rag Doll Writer of the pilot
2015 Mad Lab Zig Zag Productions/BBC Learning Writer
2015 “Neg Project” Running Bare/Comedy Central Hidden camera prank show pilot Writer/director/producer
2015 Life Hacks Maker Studios/Disney XD Pilot Writer
2014 Mum & Dead CBBC In Development Writer
2014 Upchucks Disney In Development Writer
2014 Rude Boys BBC Feeds Broadcast pilot Writer
2013 School of Hard Sums Series 3 Dave / Wild Rover Maths Entertainment Show Writer
2013 Jedward’s Big Adventure CBBC Children’s Entertainment Show Writer
2013 The DNN CBBC Comedy Spoof News Show Writer
2013 Gigglebiz Series 3 CBBC Children’s Sketch Show Writer
2013 I’m Spazticus Channel 4 Prank Show Writer
2012 Dara O’Briain’s School of Hard Sums Series 2 Dave / Wild Rover Maths Entertainment Show Writer / Producer
2012 Richard Hammond’s Secret Service BBC1 / Endemol Hidden Camera Show Writer
2012 Off Their Rockers ITV / CPL Productions Prank Show Writer
2012 Fool Britannia ITV Sketch Show Feat. Dom Joly Writer
2012 Interview of a Lifetime Twofour / Channel 5 Upbeat Business Show Writer
2012 All Over The Place Series 1, 2 & 3 CBBC Children’s Sketch Show with Ed Petrie Writer
2012 The Jazzie Show BBC3 / Eleven Films Pilot Script Starring Jazzie Zonzolo Writer / Co-Creator
2012 The Revolting World of Stanley Brown Talkback Thames for CBBC Brand New Series – Science Based Sitcom Writer
2012 Vic Reeves’ Ministry of Curious Stuff CBBC Performer
2011-12 Unconceived – Episodes 1 & 2 BBC / Brown Eyed Boy Pilot Scripts for Olivia Lee vehicle Co-Writer / Co-Creator
2011 Audition ETV / MTV Taster now commissioned as full pilot for MTV Writer / Producer
2011 Dara O’Briain’s School of Hard Sums Series 1 Wild Rover / Dave Scripted VTs for comedians solving math problems VT Script Writer
2011 Watson & Oliver BBC2 Sketch show Writer
2011 The Pranker CBBC Hidden camera prank show feat. Ross Lee Writer / Performer
2011 Peter Rabbit Chorion / Nickelodeon Series Development Writer
2011 Dick & Dom’s Funny Business CBBC Feat. guest stars Tim Vine & Catherine Tate Writer / Performer
2010-11 All Over The Place Series 1 & 2 CBBC Feat. Holly Walsh and Ed Petrie Writer
2010 Duty Calls Rise Films Original sitcom Writer
2010 The Revenge of Gavin Dicks BBC Original sitcom Writer
2010 Me & My Monsters Tiger Aspect / Jim Henson for CBBC Four episodes Writer
2010 Flash Prank Splash Media / MTV Hidden camera pilot Writer / Producer
2010 Steven K Amos (Red Button) BBC Writer
2010 The Armstrong & Miller Show Series 3 BBC1 Writer
2009 Animals BBC Writer
2009 Starspotter BBC Writer
2009 All Star Mr & Mrs Series 3 ITV Writer
2009 Saturday Night Lift Off ITV Writer
2009 Ed & Oucho’s Excellent Invention CBBC Writer
2009 The Impression Show BBC Writer
2009 School of Science Series 1 CBBC Writer
2009 Gigglebiz Series 2 BBC Writer
2009 The Armstrong & Miller Show Series 2 BBC2 Writer
2009 Horrible Histories Series 1, 2, 3 & 5 CBBC Writer
2008 Jon Culshaw (Pilot) Writer
2008 Superheroes The Walt Disney Company Writer
2008 CBBC Presentation BBC Presenter / Writer
2008 Home Assembly Media Group
2007 Fat Gillian Celador Writer
2007 Texas Quiz Show Massacre North One Television Writer
2007 My TV Homegrown Trouble Writer / Performer
2006 Popcorn Sky One Writer / Assistant Producer
2006 Weakest Link BBC2
2006 The Christian O’Connell Show Sky One Writer / Assistant Producer
2006 Parties Celador Writer
2005 Lost Reels (Pilot) LNFU Writer / Performer
2004 Private Lives Channel 4 Comedy Lab Writer / Performer
2003 North Rider / Sheffield Tales (Pilot) Tiger Aspect
2002 Lesser National Film Unit Writer / Performer
2001 Have Fun / Go Ahead Whereits.at Television / Sky Writer / Performer
2001 Larry & George In Colour Whereits.at Television / Sky Writer / Performer
Writing – Radio
Date Programme Production Company / Station Role
2004 Sketchley & Dewhurst LBC Radio Writer / Performer
2004 Scilly Automatic LBC Radio / The Sandy Toksvig Show Writer / Performer
2002 Larry & George In Colour Radio Pilot Writer / Performer
Writing – Film
Date Film Production Company Role
2003 Hot As Heaven 48hr Film Challenge Writer / Performer
Writing – Theatre
Date Film Venue Role
2005 King Gong The Comedy Store Writer / Performer
2005 Nan-A-Thon Charity Benefit for Age Concern Writer / Performer
2004 The Party Plan Edinburgh Fringe Writer / Performer
2004 Art Rocks Notting Hill Arts Writer / Performer
2002 The Perino Social Club The Cobden Club Writer / Performer
Writing – Commercials
Date Commercial Information
2014 Microsoft ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’ Internet Viral
2010 Fosters Online Development for Channel X / FostersFunny.com
2007 HP Shorty Internet Viral
Directing – Internet
Date Title Website / Production Company Information Role
2008 Chelsey OMG! Bebo / Channel X Internet Viral Director / Producer
2008 The Wall BBC Director of Website VTs
2007 Lynx ‘Get In There’ Internet Viral Director / Content Producer
Producing – Television
Date Programme Channel / Production Company Information
2016 Dave Gorman’s Modern Life is Goodish Liberty Bell/Dave Producer
2016 Your Life Your Life Channel Producer
2015 Life Hacks Maker Studios/Disney Producer
2015 Ultimate Brain Zig Zag/CBBC Edit Producer
2015 Impractical Jokers Yalli/Comedy Central Producer Hidden Camera Show
2013 The Waiting Game Avanti Media Pilot – Hidden Camera / Prank Show
2012 Richard Hammond’s Secret Service BBC1 / Endemol Hidden Camera Show – Devising, Casting, Scripting and Directing
2010-11 Flash Prank MTV / Splash Media Produced, cast, scripted and directed VTs on this international hidden camera series
2010 The Stephen K Amos Show BBC2 Produced and directed VTs for broadcast and web
2009 We Need Answers BBC4 Edit Producer