Speaker - Sam Bain

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Sam Bain is one of the co-creators (with Jesse Armstrong) of Channel 4's "Peep Show," which won a BAFTA for best Situation Comedy in 2008. He was also one of the writers of two series of the BBC Radio 4 sketch show "That Mitchell and Webb Sound" (2003 & 2005) and the BBC Two sketch show "That Mitchell and Webb Look." He also provided additional material for episode one of the BBC Four TV show "The Thick of It." He co-wrote BBC1's "The Old Guys" with Jesse Armstrong.

He wrote the novel Yours Truly, Pierre Stone, published by I.M.P.Fiction in 2002 and is a graduate of Manchester University, where he met Jesse Armstrong.

Sam Bain, along with Jesse Armstrong again, co-wrote "Four Lions" with Chris Morris, who is known predominantly for writing and starring in "The Day Today" and "Brasseye." The film was directed by Chris Morris and premiered at the 2010 Sundance film festival.

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The Evolution of Comedy

05.18.10 | 00:33:08 min | 1 comment